Malai Kofta Gravy

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20 mins Cooking Time
3 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 8%
Carbs 22%
Fats 69%
Low Carb
Antioxidant Rich
Gluten Free

The popular vegetarian indian recipe is a perfect lunch and dinner main course gravies dish. The recipe goes perfectly with rice or roti.


For Malai Gravy
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Tomato
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tsp Cream
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Green Chilli
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/8 Stick Cinnamon
  • 5 No. Cashewnut
  • 1 No. Clove
  • 1 No. Bay Leaf
  • 1 No. Green Cardamom (Elaichi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • 2 Tsp Butter
  • As Required Water
For Malai Kofta
  • 1/4 Cup Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
  • 1/4 Cup Boiled Diced Potato
  • 1 Tsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • For Frying Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Boil diced potato and keep aside

For Gravy Base Mixture
  • Step 1

    Take a kadhai and heat oil and butter

  • Step 2

    Add cinnamon, green elaichi, clove, bay leaf, jeera and mix well

  • Step 3

    Then add chopped onion and sauté well

  • Step 4

    Once mixed, add chopped green chilli, ginger garlic paste and mix again

  • Step 5

    Next add haldi, red chilli powder, dhania powder and jeera powder and mix well

  • Step 6

    To this mixture, add chopped tomato, salt, cashewnuts and stir

  • Step 7

    Add a little water and mix again

  • Step 8

    Blend this into a smooth mixture and keep aside

For Kofta
  • Step 1

    In a bowl, add grated paneer, boiled chopped potato, chopped coriander leaves, chopped ginger, green chilli paste, cornflour and salt

  • Step 2

    With the tip of your fingers, mash and mix all the ingredients well

  • Step 3

    Make round and uniform koftas

  • Step 4

    Take a kadhai and heat oil for frying

  • Step 5

    Deep fry the koftas until golden brown evenly

  • Step 6

    Once fried, pat the koftas for removing excess oil and keep aside

For Gravy
  • Step 1

    In a thick bottom pan, add the blended mixture with a little water, mix well and allow to simmer

  • Step 2

    When starts to simmer, add cream and the koftas and mix well

  • Step 3

    Serve hot with chapatti

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Cow Milk Protein
Red Chilli
Cashew Nut
Food Additives
Dairy Products
Tree Nut
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(134gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8gm 3.1%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 6.6%
Protein 4gm 7.5%
Total Fat 13gm 16.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


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  • Walking (3 mph ) 48 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 28 minutes
  • Bicycling 23 minutes

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