Nutty Shahi Paneer Kofta

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Nutty Shahi Paneer Kofta

Enjoy rich authentic India paneer recipe! These paneer dishes are so simple and yet utterly flavoursome!

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 55 Min

Ingredients

Serves : 4
  • Bread slices – 3


  • Grated Paneer – 1 1/2 cup


  • Green chili paste – 2 tsp


  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp


  • Salt to taste


  • Chopped Mixed Nuts (Cashew, Raisin, Almonds) – 1/4 cup


  • Khoya / Mawa – 1/3 cup


  • Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp


  • Chopped Tomatoes – 2 cups


  • Chopped onion – 1 cup


  • Garlic cloves – 5 to 6


  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp


  • Cashews – 20


  • Red dried chilies – 3


  • Butter – 2 tbsp


  • Oil




  • Kitchen king masala – 1tbsp


  • Red chili powder – 1tsp


  • Khoya / Mawa – 2 tbsp


  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp


  • Heavy cream – 2 tbsp


  • Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp


  • Sugar – 1 tsp (Optional)




  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • Crush the bread slices into blender. Keep it aside. Take a big mixing bowl. Add grated paneer, crushed bread, green chili paste, salt and garam masala. Mix the well. Divide them into 15 to 16 parts. Make round balls. Keep them aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients of stuffing in a ball and divide them into 15 to 16 equal portions and make balls.
  • Now stuff the Khoya / Mawa balls into the paneer balls and then make them into tight round koftas.
  • Heat Appe pan over medium to heat. Apply some oil. Place the Shahi Paneer Koftas and cook until light golden brown color from all the sides. Keep them aside.
  • Take tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, cashews and red dry whole chilies into a pan. Add 2 cups of water and cook them for 15 minutes over medium to high heat.
  • Let them cools down little bit and Make a paste. Heat butter in another pan. Add prepared gravy. Mix well. Let it cook for 10 minutes over medium heat. Stir in between. Add water if gravy is very thick and is sticking to the bottom.
  • Add Chili powder, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, kitchen king masala, Khoya and kasuri methi. Mix them very well and cook it for 5 minutes over medium heat. Add heavy cream. Stir well. Cook it for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • At the time of serving, Heat gravy and add Paneer koftas. Let them cook together for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Shahi Paneer Kofta is ready. Garnish it with cilantro and grated paneer. Serve them with Naan, Paratha, Roti, Kulcha or with jeera rice