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 is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of North Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Paneer Kofta Curry at your home. Paneer Kofta Curry by Madhu Parwani will help you to prepare the perfect Paneer Kofta Curry at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 20 minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Paneer Kofta Curry.

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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