Malai Kofta

Recipe by Rajiv Anand of Santa Clara, US

A common dish frequently prepared on festive occasions. This is not recommended for everyday cooking as it is slightly more involving recipe.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    250 grams paneer 1 teacup boiled green (fresh) peas 2 tablespoons plain flour 1/2 tspn baking powder 2 chopped green chilies Oil/Ghee for deep frying Chopped Fresh Coriander Grated fresh coconut Salt to taste 4 large tomatoes 100 gms fresh cream(malai) 4 tbsp ghee/oil 1 tsp chili powder Salt to taste (grind into paste) 1 large onion 2 tblps grated fresh coconut 5 cloves garlic 1 green chilli 2 tsp coriander seeds (dhania) 1 tspn cumin seeds (jeera) 1 small piece ginger 2 tblsp chopped coriander


    (Koftas) 1. Crumble the paneer and knead very well. 2. Mix the paneer, plain flour, baking powder, chillies, and salt. 3. Shape into small balls and deep fry in oil. Keep aside these koftas. (Gravy) 1. Cut the tomatoes into big pieces, add 4 teacups of water and cook. When soft, prepare a soup by passing through a sieve. 2. Heat the oil in a vessel and fry the paste very well. 3. Add the peas and chillies and fry again for 1 minute. 4. Add the tomato soup, cream and salt and boil the gravy for atleast 10 to 15 minutes. Add Koftas to the gravy just before you serve.


    faisal faraz

    I was searching this recipie since past time.Thanx.

    pretty gupta

    it is a mouthwatering recipe .thanku rajiv


    its very tasty and easy to make.i want to know the different kind of vegetables soups.


    its really a very lovely dish i always ready to prepare it thankufor it


    thank u for such a nice recipe its good and easy to make

    lakshmi jothi

    very tasty recipe..keep up the good work

    monika pandya

    hi want to know the different varieties of making punjabi food