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Paneer Koftas Recipe

Paneer Koftas is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 8
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup fresh paneer, crumbled
  • 2 potatoes, boiled and mashed fine
  • 8 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 18-20 raisins, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Corn flour
  • For batter:
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 tbsp Rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp hot oil
  • Oil to deep fry
  • How to Make Paneer Koftas:

    1. Take ingredients of batter in a bowl. Add water to make a smooth batter. It should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Keep aside.
    2. Take paneer and potatoes in separate plates.
    3. Add raisins to potatoes.
    4. Add cornflour to paneer.
    5. Add 3/4 of every other ingredient to potatoes and 1/4 to paneer.
    6. Mix each filling well gently with hands.
    7. Make 15 balls of each and keep aside.
    8. Flatten a potato ball in palm and place a paneer ball over it.
    9. Now cover with the potato and reshape the ball.
    10. Repeat for remaining balls.
    11. Heat oil in a frying pan and dip each ball in the batter.
    12. Lower into the hot oil and fry till golden brown.
    13. Turn gently as required. Fry a few at a time.
    14. Serve hot with tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.
    15. To decorate, cut into halves in a plate and arrange.
    16. This will show 3 layers - paneer, potato and crust.


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