Paneer Kofta Curry | How to make Paneer Kofta Curry

By Madhu Parwani  |  10th Jun 2016  |  
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About Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe

This is a traditional dish and contains khuskhus and desiccated coconut, which make this dish rich and different from other dishes

Paneer Kofta Curry, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Paneer Kofta Curry by Madhu Parwani will definitely help you in its preparation. The Paneer Kofta Curry can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Paneer Kofta Curry is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Paneer Kofta Curry step by step. The detailed explanation makes Paneer Kofta Curry so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Paneer Kofta Curry can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Paneer Kofta Curry from BetterButter.

Paneer Kofta Curry

Ingredients to make Paneer Kofta Curry

  • For koftas:
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes 2
  • Grated cottage cheese (paneer) 250 gms
  • bread crumbs 2 tbsp
  • all purpose flour (maida ) 5 tbsp
  • Finely chopped green chilies 2
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 tsp
  • Fresh cream (malai) 2 tbsp
  • raisins 2 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • Desiccated coconut 2 tbsp
  • Chopped onions 2
  • Chopped green chili 1
  • Dried red chili 1
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • ginger 1/2 inch piece
  • poppy seeds (Khus Khus) 1 tbsp
  • cashew nuts 1 tbsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • oil 5 tbsp
  • tomatoes 2
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • Grated cottage cheese for garnishing
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make Paneer Kofta Curry

  1. Mix all the ingredients of kofta except 3 tbsp of all purpose flour, malai and raisins. Make 12 balls out of this mixture. Now stuff every little malai with 3 raisins in the center of the balls.
  2. Now coat the balls with remaining all purpose flour and deep fry them till golden brown in color.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick pan, add desiccated coconut, chopped onions, chopped green chili, dried red chili, cumin seeds, ginger, khus khus, cashew nuts and coriander powder to it. Saute it till light brown in color.
  4. Now let it cool till room temperature. Now grind it to a fine paste.
  5. Grind the tomatoes.
  6. Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a non-stick pan add the ground paste. Saute for a few minutes. Add tomato puree and saute till oil separates.
  7. Add salt, garam masala powder and 1 cup of water to it. Cook it for 5 minutes or till it boils.
  8. Now arrange the koftas in a serving plate. Pour the gravy on it.
  9. Garnish it with grated cottage cheese and finely chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with chapatti or naan.

Reviews for Paneer Kofta Curry (2)

Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago


Sakshi Khanna2 years ago

Nice dish :)

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