Malai Kofta Recipe|Resturent Style|

Malai Kofta

Malai kofta is made with malai (Heavy cream) and koftas are basically deep-fried balls made with paneer, chopped cashews, and potato. It’s the most popular dish in India and you can find this recipe in Indian restaurant menus all over the world. It goes well with naan and jeera rice. This recipe is very popular and tasty loaded with malai or cooking cream. This creamy curry-based recipe made with aloo and paneer balls in tomato and onion curry with a sweet texture of cashews. Gravy is flavorful and well-balanced. For perfect and delicious gravy, I prefer to use tomatoes it makes a super delicious gravy. Hope you’ll like this Malai Kofta Recipe Restaurant Style. If you love to have spicy and creamy dishes so you should definitely try this Shahi Paneer Also.

Usually, we serve koftas with spicy curry. There are many types of koftas you can make with vegetables like carrots, capsicum, potato, Loki, and peas. I used aloo and paneer mixture you can use some vegetables or paneer based alternative. A lot of cream and cashews make it a rich gravy. Once you taste this recipe you will make it frequently. You can serve fried Koftas as a snack with chutney.

Healthy Ingrediants Of Malai Kofta Resturent Style

Cream- We are using fresh Amul Cream in the recipe which is a dairy product that gives a thick and creamier texture to your dish. You can use malai which you can collect from milk. 1tbsp fresh cream provides around 18 calories

Paneer – Paneer is a kind of fresh cheese. For making koftas you can use homemade paneer as well. It is made from curdling milk and a rich source of milk protein which is a good source of nutrition

Potato- Potatoes are good source of fibre which can help prevent heart disease by keeping cholesterol and blood sugar level in check.

Cashews-cashews nuts have a great percentage of dietary fibers they are good source of fibers and low in sugar .cashews are also a good source of magnesium which also involve in muscle relaxation.cashews are the most delicious nuts.

Malai Kofta Recipe|Resturent Style|

Recipe by Mrs Komal u0026 Mrs CheenuCourse: MaincourseCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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Malai Kofta is the most popular dish in Indian restaurant menus all over the world. It goes well with naan and jeera rice.


  • Boiled and mashed potato2 large

  • Grated paneer 150 grams

  • Grated ginger 1 tbsp

  • Finely chopped green chilli 2 finely

  • Green coriander leaves chopped 2 tbsp

  • Corn flour 2 tbsp

  • Cashews Finely chopped 5-6

  • Oil

  • Whole spices(Cloves, Cinnamon, Bay leaf, Green-Cardamoms)

  • 4 Chopped red Tomatoes

  • 2 Chopped onion

  • 1tsp Turmeric

  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 15 cashews

  • 1tsp Ginger

  • 4-5 cloves Garlic

  • 2 Green chilli

  • 1tsp Kasuri methi

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • 3-4 tsp Heavy cream

  • Salt to taste


  • For Gravy- Heat oil or butter in a pan.Add butter or oil
  • Add cumin seeds and whole spices.Add whole spices
  • Add chopped onions and add Green chillis, Saute for 2 minutes add Ginger, Garlic pasteonion ginger garlic
  • Add Turmeric, Red Chilli powder, and coriander powder mix well.Add masale
  • Add tomatoes Saute for about 8-10 minutes on medium heat.adding tomatoes
  • Add water and add salt to taste.Salt to taste
  • Add cashews into it mix them well and cook it for 1 minute.add kaju
  • Take the mixture in to grinder jar and grind it very well using a cup of water.Make paste
  • Make a paste-like this.Make paste
  • In a pan take this gravy add Kasuri methi, a little bit of sugar, and heavy cream let it cook for 5 minutes on medium flame and your gravy will be ready.add cream
  • Take grated paneer and grated or mashed potato in a bowl.adding potatoes abd cheese
  • Add chopped green chilli , green coriander, grated ginger, finely chopped cashews, corn flour, and salt to taste mix them very well.take grated paneer and grated or mashed potato in a bowl
  • Take a portion in the palm and roll into a cylindrical shape, Make all the koftas the same way you can shape them in any shape you want.give cylindrical shape
  • Heat the oil in a Kadai. Add 3-4 koftas and deep fry them until golden brown on medium heat, take them out in a bowl.frying kofta
  • Take a serving bowl transfer cooled Malai gravy just before serving add koftas in gravy and garnish it with heavy cream , your yummy Malai kofta is ready to serve serve them with naan and jeera riceMalai Kofta

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  • You can use more dry fruits in this gravy instead of cashews.
  • If possible use homemade paneer in this kofta both work well here.
  • If your koftas are breaking while dropping or frying so Coate koftas in bread crumbs.
  • Cornstarch is one of the key ingredients used to bind the koftas.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories362
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 24.4g 38%
    • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
    • Sodium 124.4mg 6%
    • Potassium 473.3mg 14%
    • Total Carbohydrate 28.7g 10%
      • Dietary Fiber 5.6g 23%
    • Protein 7.7g 16%

    • Vitamin A 0.1346%
    • Vitamin C 77.4%
    • Calcium 240%
    • Iron 2.8%
    • Vitamin E 0.2%
    • Phosphorus 193%
    • Magnesium 60.7%
    • Zinc 0.7%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.