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Apr 02, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Medium

Paneer Kofta is a North Indian Main Course Recipe. This delicious dish is prepared by making small balls of Cottage cheese and almonds. It tastes the best when served with roti or rice. Try this lip-smacking dish by Pallavi and let us know in the comments below.

INGREDIENTS

    Crumbled paneer 1/2 kg
    Corn flour 1 teaspoon.
    Salt
    Cheese grated
    Badam sliced
    Oil to fry koftas
    Tomato paste 1 cup
    Onion paste 1/2 cup
    Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon
    Garam masala 1 teaspoon.
    Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon.
    Dhaniya 2 tablespoons
    Salt to taste
    Fresh coriander to garnish
    2 tablespoons oil
    1 teaspoon red chili powder

DIRECTIONS

Mash the grated paneer by adding cornflour and salt.
Make round balls out of them and stuff cheese and almonds in between.
Deep fry the paneer koftas until they turn golden brown in color For the Gravy:
Ina pan add oil, ginger garlic paste, onion paste and mix them together until they turn golden brown in color.
Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder, water and mix them for 1-2 minutes.
Add tomato puree and water and let it boil for a minute.
Add the fried paneer kofta to the gravy and cook it for more 1-2 minutes.
Paneer kofta is ready to serve.

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Chef Pallavi Niham Sahay is the author of the recently released cookbook 'The Bhojpuri Kitchen'. She has a culinary diploma from ICIF (Italy) and has worked with Grand Hyatt Mumbai. She is very passionate about popularising the cuisines of Madhya Pradesh (her hometown) and Bihar (her husband's hometown).

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