Paneer Kofta | How to make Paneer Kofta

By Mamta Joshi  |  12th Nov 2016  |  
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About Paneer Kofta Recipe

A kofta dish made of paneer in a red gravy/curry.

Paneer Kofta, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Paneer Kofta is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Mamta Joshi. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Paneer Kofta is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Paneer Kofta recipe by Mamta Joshi. Paneer Kofta can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Paneer Kofta just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Paneer Kofta can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Paneer Kofta.

Paneer Kofta

Ingredients to make Paneer Kofta

  • paneer 200 gms
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes 2
  • Corn flour 1 tbsp
  • Chopped green chilli 1
  • Chopped coriander leaves 1/2 cup
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Grated ginger 1 tsp
  • cashew nuts, chopped 5-6
  • salt as per taste
  • oil to fry the kofta
  • For the gravy:
  • Grated onion 1
  • Blanched tomatoes 3
  • cashew nuts 7-8, soaked in water for 15 mins
  • ginger-Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped green chillies 1-2
  • cloves 3-4
  • cinnamon 1 inch
  • sugar 1 /2 tsp
  • oil 3 tbsp
  • Kasuri methi 1 tbsp

How to make Paneer Kofta

  1. Mix and mash all the ingredients for the kofta except the cashews.
  2. Make 8 small sized balls by placing few chopped cashews in the center. Fry these balls and keep them aside, the koftas are ready.
  3. Take the blanched tomatoes and make the pooris with clove, soaked cashews and cinnamon.
  4. in a wok, heat oil then add in the grated onion, ginger-garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes. Then add in the tomato puree and cook till it starts leaving the sides, then add in the salt, sugar and all the masalas.
  5. Pour in water (as per the consistency of the gravy) and let it cook for 3-4 minutes, then add in the kasuri methi and the fried koftas.
  6. Serve it warm for best taste.

My Tip:

Add a little malai too in the gravy. Add koftas in the gravy just before serving it.

Reviews for Paneer Kofta (4)

Mona Sahooa year ago

Wowwww yummy :yum:
Mamta Joshi
a year ago
thank you Mona :blush:

Deepali Prabhune2 years ago


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Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Lovely paneer koftas!

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