Paneer Kofta | How to make Paneer Kofta

By Ritu Sharma  |  24th Jul 2015  |  
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About Paneer Kofta Recipe

Another classic Punjabi dish! Deep fried paneer balls in a spiced curry!

Paneer Kofta

Ingredients to make Paneer Kofta

  • 250 gm paneer grated
  • 2 potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 Green chilli chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp coriander Leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp cashew nuts chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp besan
  • 2 tsp garlic-Ginger crushed
  • 1/2 tsp lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp ginger grated
  • 1/2 tsp cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 ½ tsp coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric Powder
  • 2 cloves
  • 1/2'' inch small piece of cinnamon Stick
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste

How to make Paneer Kofta

  1. In a bowl, take grated paneer,mashed potatoes, green chilli,besan, grated ginger, lemon juice and coriander leaves.
  2. Mix well, and make small flat balls of it.
  3. Heat oil in the pan and fry the koftaS till golden brown.
  4. Grind cashew nuts with 2 tbsp water and grind the tomatoes separately.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in another pan, add cumin seeds followed by cloves, cinnamon and ginger-garlic. Saute for few seconds.
  6. Add onions and cook till golden brown. Add tomato puree, cook for a few minutes.
  7. When oil leaves the sides, add cashewnut paste, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and garam masala.
  8. Finally add 3/4 cup of water and fenugreek leaves. Bring gravy to a boil.
  9. Add the koftas to the gravy, garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with rice/rotis/parathas.

Reviews for Paneer Kofta (22)

Frida Mistry4 months ago

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pankhuri bakshia year ago

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Alka Aggarwal2 years ago

very tasty n easy dish
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Anni Lamba2 years ago

Lajwab
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Alkesh Soni2 years ago

It's a delicious recipe. ..difficult one made it easy.
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Neha Dosi2 years ago

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Neelam Gupta2 years ago

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Rashmi Chaudhary2 years ago

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Mamta Rastogi2 years ago

Yumm
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Rukhsana Rahman3 years ago

Wow...delicious
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Vaishali Sankhayan3 years ago

Made this dish today. Everyone in my family loved it. Came out nicely. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us.
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Indianfun Destination3 years ago

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Rachna Hianl4 years ago

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Soma Arpita4 years ago

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Nikita Dadhich4 years ago

delicious
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Sushma Narang4 years ago

i ll try
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Florence Bharath4 years ago

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Deepika Sagar4 years ago

delicious
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Priti Gupta4 years ago

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Prathvi Shenoy4 years ago

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Archana Sanjay Choudhary4 years ago

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