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Paneer Kofta Recipe

Indian Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe | How to make Paneer Kofta | Malai Kofta step by step guide to make the Indian delicacy paneer kofta.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 245 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients
  

Paneer Kofta

  • 2 large potatoes (Approx.150grams)
  • 100 grams paneer
  • 2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 cup coriander
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour 
  • 8-10 chopped cashew 
  • 4-6 raisins
  • 1 tablespoon oil

Paneer Kofta Gravy

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 large onions
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions
 

Paneer Kofta

  • Boil the potatoes. After it has cooled down, mashed them.
  • Crumble the paneer in a bowl, add the potatoes, corriander, salt, garam masala, cashew, raisins and cornflor.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe Mix all the ingredients
  • Roll them and Make them into small rounds.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe small round kofta paneer balls
  • You will get approx. 6 round paneer kofta's
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe six round paneer kofta balls
  • Put it in a baking tray, apply oil to it and bake it at 180C for 20 mins.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe Apply oil on the baking tray
  • They will have a nice light brown color on it.

Paneer Kofta Gravy

  • In a pan, take oil. Add bay leaf and dried red chili.
  • Add garlic to it and saute it. Till the raw smell of garlic goes away,
  • Add onions to it, saute till they are nicely caramelized and this will give a nice sweetness to the gravy
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe gravy
  • After that add the tomatoes and let it cook till they become soft.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - Paneer Kofta Recipe gravy with onions and tomatoes
  • Switch the stove off, let this cool down a little, remove the bay leaf, and blend it into a fine paste.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - fine blended paste
  • Do not add water to the gravy.
  • Add the gravy in the same pan, put salt, chili powder, and garam masala.
  •  Let it cook till the tomatoes leave some water, put some fresh cream, butter, and milk to it. Stair the gravy.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - milk, cream and butter
  • Add sugar to it, this will bring some sweetness to the gravy Let the gravy reduce to a thicker consistency.
  • Put the paneer kofta’s in them, add some cheese on the kofta's. Cook for another 5mins,
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - kota in the gravy with cheese
  • Saute some onions with coriander and salt. Saute till they become brown.
  • Garnish the Paneer Kofta curry with some coriander, fresh cream, and sauteed onions.
    Paneer Kofta Recipe - garnished with onions

Notes

What to eat with Paneer Kofta:
Tips:
  • You can deep fry or shallow fry the paneer kofta’s as well. 
  • You can add honey instead of sugar in the Paneer Kofta.  
  • Of you like spicy food you can add some chopped chili to the paneer kofta mixture.
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Keyword Baked Not Fried, Curry, Dinner, Indian Curry, Indian Cusine, Main Dish, Malai Kofta, Paneer Kofta, Punjabi, Vegetarian