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Paneer Kofta

Mamta Joshi
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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A kofta dish made of paneer in a red gravy/curry.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Blending
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Paneer 200 gms
  2. Boiled and mashed potatoes 2
  3. Corn flour 1 tbsp
  4. Chopped green chilli 1
  5. Chopped coriander leaves 1/2 cup
  6. Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  7. Grated ginger 1 tsp
  8. Cashew nuts, chopped 5-6
  9. Salt as per taste
  10. Oil to fry the kofta
  11. For the gravy:
  12. Grated onion 1
  13. Blanched tomatoes 3
  14. Cashew nuts 7-8, soaked in water for 15 mins
  15. Ginger-Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  16. Garam masala 1 tsp
  17. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  18. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  19. Chopped green chillies 1-2
  20. Cloves 3-4
  21. Cinnamon 1 inch
  22. Sugar 1 /2 tsp
  23. Oil 3 tbsp
  24. Kasuri methi 1 tbsp


  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.

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Bbarkha Kapoor
Bbarkha Kapoor   Jul-31-2019

Really it's very yum.... thanks for the sharing your recipe with us.. cheers :bouquet::blush:

Mona Sahoo
Mona Sahoo   Sep-18-2017

Wowwww yummy :yum:

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