Paneer Kofta is a famous Indian main course. It is prepared using paneer with dry fruits and cooked in creamy gravy.
- Paneer – 200 grams
- Raisins – 1 tbs finely chopped
- Cashew nut – 2 tbs finely chopped
- Coriander leaves – 1 tsp finely chopped
- Cumin powder – 1 tbs
- Green chili – 1 finely chopped
- Black paper powder – 1 tbs
- Corn starch (flour)- 1/2 cup
- Salt- 2 pinch
- Cooking oil -3 tbsp
- Onion – 1 finely chopped
- Tomato – 2
- Garlic – 4 to 5
- Whole red chili – 1
- Cumin seed – 1 tsp
- Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
- Garam masala – 1 tsp
- Cashew nut- 6 to 8 pieces
Step 1 – Take one cup water in a saucepan and add chopped tomato, whole red chili,garlic and cashew nut then boil it for 5-10 minutes till mixture soften. Switch off flame and cool it aside.
Step 2 – In a plate take all ingredients(except corn flour) for koftas mix everything make dough, make small round ball from dough then keep it aside.
Step 3 – Take nonstick pan and add oil for frying kofta
Step 4 –Take round ball and roll on dry corn flour fry till it becomes golden brown in medium hot oil. Once done then keep aside.
Step 5 – In the same pan add onion and fry it for 1 minute( don’t cook for long time) and keep it aside.
Step 6- Grind onion together with cooled tomato mixture(don’t add water).
Step 7 – In same pan add cumin seed , red chili powder, garam masala and tomato-onion paste and saute for 3 -4 minutes then add salt & 2 tbsp water then stir very well.
Step 8 – Add paneer kofta in gravy and cook for 1 minutes. Switch of flame and serve hot with roti/naan.