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paneer kofta recipe
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paneer kofta recipe | paneer kofta curry | stuffed paneer kofta masala

easy paneer kofta recipe | paneer kofta curry | stuffed paneer kofta masala
Course curry
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for kofta:

  • 1 cup paneer / cottage cheese grated
  • 1 cup potato boiled & mashed
  • ¼ cup besan / gram flour
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 5 cashew / kaju chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 3 tbsp corn flour to roll
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying

for curry:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 pods cardamom / elachi
  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cup tomato pulp
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup curd / yogurt
  • ¼ cup cashew paste
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves
  • ¼ tsp garam masala

Instructions

  • firstly, mix all the ingredients to make small round kofta.
  • roll them in corn flour for extra crisp out covering.
  • deep fry in hot oil or bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 20 minutes.
  • stir occasionally, and fry on medium flame.
  • fry till the kofta turn golden and crisp.
  • drain off the paneer koftas and and in tomato onion based curry.
  • cover and simmer for 8 minutes or till the kofta absorbs curry.
  • additionally, add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi. stir well.
  • finally, serve paneer kofta curry with jeera rice , roti or naan.