Malai Kofta Curry

Deep fried paneer and flour dumplings tossed in a rich smooth gravy. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Malai Kofta Curry
Main Ingredients Paneer (Cottage cheese)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Malai Kofta Curry

  • 150 grams Paneer (Cottage cheese)


  1. Heat a pressure cooker. Roughly chop tomatoes and put into the cooker along with cashewnuts, melon seeds, poppy seeds, ginger, green cardamoms, red chilli powder, salt and 1 tbsp oil and mix well.
  2. Add yogurt and mix well. Add 1 cup water and close the cooker with the lid. Cook under pressure till 4 whistles. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Grate paneer into a bowl. Add green cardamom powder, salt, flour and mix well. Take small portions and shape into koftas. Deep-fry these koftas till golden.
  4. Drain and place on tissue paper. Once the pressure reduces, open the lid of the cooker and blend the mixture with a hand blender.
  5. Strain the mixture and pour into another non-stick pan and heat. Add a little cream and garam masala powder and mix.
  6. Arrange the koftas in a serving bowl, pour the gravy over, drizzle a little cream and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 920
Carbohydrates 31.4
Protein 43.6
Fat 68.9
Other Fiber Zinc- 3.4mg