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Paneer Koftas

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves:8
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 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

  • 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.
  • Take paneer and potatoes in separate plates.
  • Add raisins to potatoes.
  • Add cornflour to paneer.
  • Add 3/4 of every other ingredient to potatoes and 1/4 to paneer.
  • Mix each filling well gently with hands.
  • Make 15 balls of each and keep aside.
  • Flatten a potato ball in palm and place a paneer ball over it.
  • Now cover with the potato and reshape the ball.
  • Repeat for remaining balls.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and dip each ball in the batter.
  • Lower into the hot oil and fry till golden brown.
  • Turn gently as required. Fry a few at a time.
  • Serve hot with tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.
  • To decorate, cut into halves in a plate and arrange.
  • This will show 3 layers - paneer, potato and crust.