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Malai Korma

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Malai Korma is a delicious Mughlai vegetarian dish, koftas made with malai paneer and delicate gravy.

About Recipe

Panir koora, Kuzhambu, Poneer chehna torkari

How to make Malai Korma

(24 ratings)
27 reviews so far
Prep time
7 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
27 mins
Malai Korma
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Paneer/Cheese
Servings : 6 persons
Published date : December 20, 2018

Ingredients used in Malai Korma
• Paneer (grated) - 150 grams.
• Potatoes (boiled and grated) - 150 grams.
• Cardamom powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Green chillies (chopped) - 3 numbers.
• Kasuri methi - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Garam masala powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• All purpose flour/maida - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Cumin powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Red chili powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Curd - 2-3 tablespoon.
• Cream - 3 teaspoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Oil - as required.
• Almonds - 10 numbers.
• Cashew nuts - 10 numbers.
• Melon seeds - 10 numbers.
• Poppy seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Cinnamon stick (1 inch) - 3 number.
• Cardamom - 2 number.
• Bayleaf - 1 number.
  • In a bowl add grated paneer, boiled and grated potatoes, cardamom powder, finely chopped green chilli, Kasuri methi and garam masala powder, all-purpose flour, salt, mix all the ingredient together and make this into koftas.
  • Dusting with all-purpose flour and deep fry them till they are golden brown colour.

For korma gravy:

  • Boil water in a pan, add almonds, melon seeds, cashew nuts, poppy seeds boil this water for 15 minutes with the lid on.
  • Let it cool down put this into a blender along with fried onions and make it into a paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add whole garam masala spices (cardamom, cinnamon stick, bay leaf), cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, tomato puree, once this is cooked add paste of nuts, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder mix it well and add beaten curd.
  • Once it comes to boil add cream, mix it well and pour this gravy on top of the koftas.

Serve malai kofta with Naan, roti or Jeera rice.

Cooking with images Paneer Rassa , Paneer Cheese rasdar, Tali saaru


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Swetha Mohan Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

Hello Chef... Can we cook the patties in the oven? ?

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kyösti kallio Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

Amazing,made my mouth water!?

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kyösti kallio Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

But please Sanjay,would you stop using the same korma gravy video part over and over and over again?Is great,but starts get irritating over time,i remember even the words you use in it! :)Keep rocking!?

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coolchick Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

I am allergic to nuts! Is there an alternative??

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jokerisherenow Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

Vahchef is the best..enjoy all your videos.?

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Iranda Posted on Tue Dec 10 2013

That's what we are having for lunch tomorrow! Thank you, Vahchef, for inspiration!?

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barkas mahesh Posted on Tue Dec 10 2013

you are not posting the ingredients below..kindly post it vahchef.....gaaru?

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HARBIR SINGH CHHABRA Posted on Tue Dec 10 2013

nice and tasty Recipe.?

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Cookingspice2 Posted on Tue Dec 10 2013

Chef please post the ingredients with proportions as it makes it easier for us . Love your recipes and make them all the time.?

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Viswanathan Sheshadrinathan Posted on Wed Dec 11 2013

Malai koftha s easy to make..thst s ur tecnic.?

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Kravings Posted on Wed Dec 11 2013

Since when is cardamom powder white??

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Kaniz Khan Posted on Thu Dec 12 2013

Yummy looks delicious.?

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