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Malai Kofta Curry Monday, September, 11, 2006

Filed under: Gravy Items — coolpepper @ 1:19 pm

              Malai Kofta Curry

                                               Malai Kofta Curry

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Ingredients for the Kofta:

Potatoes – 2 boiled
Paneer – ½ cup
Heavy Cream – 2 tspn
Beans – ¼ cup,boiled
Peas – ¼ cup, boiled
Red chilli powder
Coriander powder
Garam masala powder
Besan – 2 tspn
Salt to Taste
Oil for frying

Ingredients for gravy:

Onions,chopped – 1 big
Tomato – 1 medium sized
Ginger-Garllic Paste – 1 Tablespoon
Red chilli – 1, Jeera – 1 tspoon
Turmeric – a pinch
Garam masala powder
corainder powder ; Heavy cream – 2 -3 tspoon
Poppy seeds pwd – 4 tspn,fried witout oil

NOTE : Use garam masala pwdr, coriander powder according to your spice levels. Whenever I do this type of curries or any biryani I prefer adding garam masala and coriander powder more when compared to red chilli powder.


1.Mash the boiled potatoes and add grated paneer,heavy cream(2 tspoon)and all the ingredients one by one and mix them well.
2.Make round shaped koftas (with this mixture) and deep fry these koftas to golden brown color.

              Malai Kofta

                                         Deep fried malai koftas

1.Heat Oil in a pan, and fry onions until translucent .
2.Remove from fire and grind it into a paste. Set aside.
3.Fry the chopped tomato and grind it into paste.
4.Heat a tsp of oil, add red chilli, jeera and fry the onion paste(from step 1&2), Ginger garlic paste for 1 minute and add tomato puree and mix and cook until raw smell goes and starts thickening.At this stage, add garam masala powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder, salt and stir well.
5.Grind the fried poppy seeds into a fine paste by adding sufficient water.Add this ground paste to gravy and mix well. 
6.Cook til the gravy becomes thicken and add heavy cream.
7.Add the deep fried koftas before serving.Serve with Biryani, Naan, Chapathi, roti telur,..
Thankyou Vineela  🙂 for sharing such a nice recipe,… came out well.


4 Responses to “Malai Kofta Curry”

  1. Keerthi Says:

    Hi Bhargavi

    You have a good blog Bhargavi. All your photos are beautiful.
    Malai kofta curry looks so appealing….will try this weekend. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Anu-Sachin Says:

    Thanks for this recipe bhargavi, my husband loves malai kofta so now I can muster the courage to try it…

    Lovely photographs …

  3. pranitha Says:

    Hi Bhargavi.Last weekend we gave lunch to Two families here.I tried malai kofta in the menu.All of them liked it very much n all the credit goes to u.
    Thank u so much for the recipie.I like ur way of explanation n photos too.thank u once again dear.

  4. Anjali J. Says:

    you have a nice blog. i was looking for malai kofta images on google, i found urs. nice pictures and recipes 🙂

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