Traditional Paneer Kofta

Recipe by
Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Sookha Matar Paneer, Best Chana Bataka(Whole Gram with Potatoes), Easy Matki Usal(Sprouted Matki or moth with spices)

Rate This Recipe


How to Make Traditional Paneer Kofta

  • Grate the paneer and mix it well with the mashed potatoes.
  • Add the salt and coriander and cumin seeds powder.
  • Mix well and make it into round balls.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep-fry the koftas till they are golden brown. Keep them aside.
  • For the gravy:
  • Soak cashewnuts and khus-khus in lukewarm milk and keep it aside for 20 minutes and grind it to a smooth paste along with the milk.
  • Make a paste of onions and green chillies and set that aside.
  • Heat the pan, add the butter to it.
  • Add onion-green chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste and fry till oil separates.
  • Add turmeric powder.
  • Add the cashewnut paste and fry for 3 minutes on a low flame.
  • Add salt and garam masala to the gravy.
  • Pour water into the gravy and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  • Put off the flame and add lemon juice to it.
  • Dump the koftas into the gravy.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.