Malai Kofta Recipe

Malai Kofta Recipe
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This melt-in-your mouth delicacy may take a bit of time and effort, but the end result is so flavorful, that you'd want to me make it over and over again. The Malai Kofta is a special dish for those who think paneer is a vegetarian's delight.
Malai Kofta Recipe
Preparation Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.0 / 10 (33 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Calories Per Serving 338
  • For Kofta:
  • 2-1/2 Cup Mashed Cheese
  • 4 tbsp Gram flour
  • Oil for frying
  • 2-3 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

    For Gravy:
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 Green chilli
  • 400 ml Milk
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
How to make Malai Kofta:
  • Make a soft dough by kneading the cheese.
  • Roll out small balls of equal size and wrap each of them in gram flour.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry the cheese balls until they turn golden brown.
  • Take a kadhai with sufficient oil and fry the onions until they become pink.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and green chillies to it.
  • Add tomatoes and fry them well till the mixture gets separated from oil.
  • Now pour the milk and allow it to boil. Keep stirring periodically.
  • Boil for about 5 to 7 minutes and add fried balls.
  • Allow boiling for another two minutes.
  • Malai Kofta is ready. Serve hot with chapati.

Reviews and Ratings:
Priya posted 18/03/2011
The kofta broke in the oil while frying. It went all flat and I had to throw the paneer and the oil. Could you please tell me what I could have done wrong?