Paneer dumplings with rich cream gravy. Malai kofta is a delicious and rich main dish. Malai refers to the cream and koftas are deep fried paneer and vegetable dumplings in rich and creamy tomato gravy. It is a rich dish perfect for parties and special occasions.

Malai Kofta is a classic North Indian dish originated from the Mughlai cuisine. One is the thick red curry without cream and another one is the Mughlai version of the dish which contains cream and hence, is white in color. Fry the koftas in batches for a few mins until golden, then set aside on kitchen paper. The basic recipe for the two types remains the same with the only difference of adding cream … It goes well with chapati, naan, jeera rice, all pulaos and parathas.

One of the popular paneer dishes for any special occasion. Malai kofta can be prepared in two styles. Serve with naan, roti or over the plain rice. Roll each kofta in flour, dip in the beaten egg, then roll in the breadcrumbs.

Fill a deep saucepan halfway with oil, and heat until a small piece of bread browns in 20 secs.