Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Shahi Malai Kofta

How to make Shahi Malai Kofta Recipe
Shahi Malai Kofta with Naan

                Shahi Malai Kofta is a traditional North Indian Cuisine recipe. This taste gives very rich creamy flavor. It contains paneer, cream, cashew which give very rich and shahi flavor and great taste like restaurant style. Potato and purpose flour is also used for binding. Mostly ghee (clarified butter) is used for sauté but butter also can be used. This is a golden and creamy curry (gravy) recipe. Basically kofta is of ellipse shaped and bigger in size, but you can give any shape of your choice.
                It is very easy to make recipe. If you have cottage cheese (paneer), the other ingredients you can find from your kitchen easily and make it any time.
                If you want to know how to make Shahi Malai Kofta recipe, here is a step by step process. Must try this Shahi Malai Kofta recipe, it is really enjoyable.

Shahi Malai Kofta Recipe
Shahi Malai Kofta


                For kofts:
                                Paneer - 200 gms grated
                                Potato – 2 no. boiled and mashed
                                Garam masala – 1 ts
                                Red chili powder – 1 ts
                                Turmeric powder – ¼ ts
                                Salt – to taste
                                Coriander – 1 tbs chopped
                                Purpose flour (maida) – 2 tbs
                For Gravy:
                                Butter/ghee (clarified butter) – 2 tbs
        Onion – 4 no.
                                Cashew – 4 tbs
                                Curd – 4 tbs
                                Water – 1 glass
                                Fresh cream – 1tbs
                                Turmeric powder – ¼ ts
                                Red chili powder – 1 ts
                                Garam masala – 1 ts
                                Kasoori methi – 1 ts
                                Salt – to taste
                Oil – for frying
                Purpose flour (maida) – for coating


1.       In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients of kofta; give oval or ellipse shape.
2.       Coat with purpose flour; and deep fry in hot oil till crispy and golden color.
3.       Soak cashews in ½ cup warm water for half an hour; then remove the cashews from water and grind with curd; and make a smooth paste.
4.       Grind onion and make a smooth paste.
5.       Heat pan, add ghee (clarified butter), add onion paste; cook till onion transparent. Be sure not to change color. (Cook for 1 to 2 minutes approx.)
6.       Add cashew and curd paste.
7.       Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, salt, kasoori methi stir well.
8.       Add water and cook 2-3 minutes.
9.       Add fresh cream and mix well; remove from heat.
10.   Creamy and yummy SHAHI MALAI KOFTA is ready to serve.

Serving Tip:

             First place kofta on serving bowl, pour gravy on koftas. Serve hot with Naan or Plain Paratha or Lachcha Paratha or Roti.

Recipe of Shahi Malai Kofta
Recipe of Shahi Malai Kofta

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