Hariyali Malai Kofta is a North Indian dish, of deep fried paneer and vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich, creamy tomato sauce.

Hariyali Malai Kofta

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 338 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Hariyali Malai Kofta is a North Indian dish, of deep fried paneer and vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich, creamy tomato and spinach sauce. Here is how to make it.

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Ingredients

For the Kofta

  • 200 g Paneer
  • 4 tbsp Maida/All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Boiled potato Grated
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Green chilli Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh coriander Chopped
  • Oil for frying

For the gravy

  • 4 Tomato Large
  • 100 ml Fresh cream
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder

To make a paste

  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut Grated
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coriander
  • 2 tbsp Mint
  • 100 g Spinach
  • 1 inch Ginger Chopped
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Green chilli
  • 2 tsp Poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp Chironji

Instructions

  1. Mix paneer, maida, potatoes, baking powder, green chilli and fresh coriander in a bowl.
  2. Mash nicely using your finger tips to make a smooth mixture.
  3. Make small balls from the mixture.
  4. Heat oil in a non stick pan and fry the balls on medium low heat until golden brown.
  5. Drain and keep aside.
  6. To make the gravy, heat water in a pan.
  7. Once the water comes to a boil, add the tomatoes and boil for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and run under cold water.
  9. Remove the skin from the tomatoes and grind the tomatoes to make a smooth paste.
  10. Heat ghee in a pan.
  11. Add the tomato puree and the green paste.
  12. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  13. Add red chilli powder and fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  14. Add water to make the gravy thinner and bring it to a boil.
  15. Add the kofta once you are ready to serve.
  16. Garnish with fresh cream.
  17. Serve hot with Naan or Laccha Paratha.
Nutrition Facts
Hariyali Malai Kofta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 589mg17%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 2880IU58%
Vitamin C 23.1mg28%
Calcium 261mg26%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.