Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Paneer Malai Kofta Curry


Paneer Malai Kofta Curry

Paneer Malai Kofta curry is a creamy rich dish with mild aromatic sauce and fried paneer/cottage cheese dumplings. The sauce consists of cashew paste and cream..This goes well with rotis or naan.

Recipe inspiration: Chef Harpal Singh 

Ingredients
1)For the Kofta balls

Grated  Paneer- 200 gram
Boiled potato- one small
Green chilly finely chopped-2
Khoya - 1/3 cup
Cardamon powder- 1/3 tsp
Garam masala- 1/3 tsp
Corn starch- 2 tbs
Salt to taste
Oil for frying the koftas

2)For the sauce
Onion- 1 medium
Ginger Garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Green chilly- 4
Cashewnut - 1/3 cup
Cream- 1/3 cup
Whole spices- cardamon 2, clove-3, cinnamon- 1 stick
Bay leaf-1



To make the kofta ball grate paneer and boiled potatoes. Add all the rest of the ingredients listed under one except corn starch and oil. Press and make into a smooth dough like mixture. Make small balls, roll in corn starch and fry in medium low flames. Fry till the ball become light golden brown color.

To make the sauce
Soak cashew-nuts in hot water for half an hour and grind into a smooth paste.
Make a paste of the onion ( use white onion for better results)
Heat oil in a pan and add the whole spices and saute till there is a nice aroma. Add onion and green chilly and fry till onion is soft and changes color. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw flavor disappears.Now add the the cashew nut paste and continue to stir for about 5 to 7 minutes till oil starts separating and mixture becomes one mass. Add one cup of water and bring to a boil. Add cream and simmer and finally salt and the kofta balls and switch off the flame. Serve with naan or chapatis..

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy..

42 comments:

  1. very creamy and lovely kofta curry

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  2. mali Kofta looks gr8.....first time here..ur blog looks very nice....interesting recipe......happy to follow u..

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  3. Creamy n yummy dish koftes ingredients r too good..

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  4. Rich and delicious looking kofta balls and very creamy sauce dear...

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  5. so creamy n yummy it looks ~ perfect with some garma garam naan :)
    USMasala

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  6. rich creamy curry with kofta is super .

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  7. Suja, first time here at your space...loved the creamy kofta curry recipe..visit mine whenever time permits..

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  8. same pinch dear.. i made this in last week,.. almost in a similar way..YOU can add a drop of red color to make it more attractive :)

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  9. Deliciously thick and yummy looking kofta curry. Would surely try this weekend.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  10. Delicious creamy curry Suja, Love to try them with roti.

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  11. wow..rich,creamy colour..loved it..goes well with naan and rotis..

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  12. Soo delicious,creamy and rich looking kofta curry,irresistible..

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  13. I love koftas. Never tried paneer koftas. This sure looks yummy Suja.

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  14. wow, love the ingredients in kofta balls and not adding tomato is also new. Overall love the pics and recipe :)

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  15. Paneer malai kofta curry is so heavenly suja, i can imagine its taste on seeing the pics.

    http://sanscurryhouse.blogspot.com

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  16. Luks so delicious...Luv the koftas..Ur pics made me to drool

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  17. oh so rich and creamy looks fantastic!!

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  18. You made me hungry all over fabulous kofta curry.

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  19. Soo delicious,creamy and rich looking kofta curry,irresistible..

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  20. wow...curry looks so nice and creamy..

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  21. Wow delicious and creamy kofta curry...sounds too gud...

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  22. so creamy and yummy looking dish ...love it.

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  23. Woww.. looks creamy and delicious.. awesome preparation dear :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  24. WOW...looks so delicious...

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  25. Mmmmmm...looks so delicious...rich and creamy...I love this

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  26. Extremely mouthwatering curry.I loved the creamy rich texture and colour.Fantastic !

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  27. Looks creamy n yummy, luv the white sauce version

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  28. Creamy and delicious paneer kofta curry...

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  29. Wow,yummy and creamy rich paneer koftas looks delcious.

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  30. Suja, this looks extremely delicious..rich, buttery koftas.

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  31. this is so rich, creamy and delicious kofta curry, paneer koftas also sounds great..

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  32. Rich n creamy kofta curry...

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  33. always things of making the koftha..but me very lazy..he heh e ...

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  34. Delicious creamy kofta curry,looks so yummy.

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  35. Thanks all for stopping by and for the encouraging comments..

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  36. This is the first time I am visiting your space..awesome blog! Paneer kofta looks very delectable and tempting!

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