Malai Koftay

A must try Malai Koftay recipe. You will love the creamy texture and great taste. #HappyCookingToYou

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Prepare Kofta:

  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 3-4
  • Hara dhania (Green coriander) 3 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) slices 1 medium
  • Chicken qeema (Chicken mince) ½ kg
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Oil for frying

Prepare Curry:

  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 cup
  • Pani (Water) 1 cup
  • Olper’s cream ¼ cup
  • Hara dhania (Green coriander) for garnishing
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) for garnishing


Prepare Kofta:

In chopper,add green chilies,green coriander and onion,chop well.

Add chicken mince,salt,red chili powder,ginger garlic paste and garam masala powder,chop until well combined.

Grease hands with oil,take small portion from mince mixture and shape into small balls (Makes: 12 koftay).

In wok,add oil and fry meat balls/kofta until golden and set aside.

For Curry:

In wok,heat oil and onion,sauté until changes color.

-Add ginger garlic past and mix,add cumin seeds and mix well,add red chili powder,turmeric powder, garam masala powder,salt and mix.

Add yogurt,mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Add water and mix,add fried meat balls/koftay 6-8 and bring it to boil,cover and cook for 6-8 minutes.

Turn off the flame,add olper’s cream and mix well.

Garnish with green coriander,green chilies,olper’s cream and serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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