Malai Kofta


  • Paneer- 100gms grated.
  • Cashew nuts- 1/2 handful
  • Coriander leaves-3-4 sprigs
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 spn
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Green chillies-2 small
  • Milk-1/2 cup
  • Cream-1 table spoon
  • Jeera powder(coarse)-1/4 spn
  • Potao- medium sized boiled and mashed.
  • Onions-2 chopped
  • Tomato-1 small chopped
  • Ginger- 1/4 inch piece
  • Garlic-6-7 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Kasuri methi-1/4 spoon
  • Oil or butter-2 table spoons.



  • .Oil for frying the koftas.


Take a kadai and add oil or ghee and saute the chopped onions, ginger and garlic until it is translucent. Add the green chillies,cashew nuts and coriander leaves and saute for another 3 minutes.Put off the flame. Once it cools grind it to a smooth paste by add little milk.

For the Koftas:

Mash the potato and add in the grated paneer and add some salt and make balls and deep fry them.

In the same kadai take a little butter and add the ground mixture and saute on low flame . Add the jeera and red chilli powder and salt to taste.Saute the masala till it begins to leave the sides of the kadai.

Add in the koftas and  the kasuri methi.With a closed lid allow it to simmer for 2 mins and then add the cream.Malai Kofta is ready.

Palak Paneer


1 bunch Palak.

  • Blanch the leaves in hot water and strain them and put them in cold water and strain.Add drops of 1/2 a lime over the palak and keep aside(To retain the green colour)

Paneer cubes-1/2 cup.

Chopped Onions- 2

5-6 Cloves of garlic,

Small  piece of ginger

Green chillies-3 slit

Kasuri methi-1/2 spn

Salt to taste.

Oil / Ghee -3 table spoons

1 Tablespoon  Cream
Take oil in a pan and add in the chopped onions, garlic, ginger and finally the slit green chillies. When it cools blend all the above ingredients and also the palak.

Take some oil and saute the above paste till its cooked. Add the paneer cubes, salt to taste and rest of the peeled lemon drops. Rub the kasuri methi between the palms and add to the dish.Mix well. Add cream on the top and the dish is ready.

You may add a pinch of Garam masala  if you wish.