Kofta Curry

Kofta curry is a dish made up of fried dumplings of cottage cheese & potato cooked in Sweet,Spicy & Tangy Tomato-Onion gravy. It can be served either with steamed rice or any Indian bread.

Ingredients:

  1. Paneer (Cottage Cheese) ——————– 50 gm
  2. Potato ——————————————— 4 (Boiled)
  3. Red chili powder ——————————-5gms
  4. Ginger chilli paste——————————5gms
  5. Cashew Nuts ———————————– 12 to 14 no
  6. Raisins———————————————-12 to 14 no
  7. Corn Flour—————————————-10gms
  8. Salt ————————————————as required
  9. Oil ————————————————–to fry as required

For Curry

  1. Tomato ——————————————- 4 nos
  2. Green Chilli————————————– 5gms
  3. Onion———————————————-1 no
  4. Ginger——————————————– 5gms
  5. Oil————————————————– 15 ml
  6. Cumin seed ————————————- 2 gms
  7. Turmeric powder ——————————-2 gms
  8. Coriander powder —————————– 2gms
  9. Kashmir chili powder ————————– 2 gms
  10. Cream ——————————————— 10gms
  11. Garam Masala ———————————– 1 gms
  12. Fresh Coriander ——————————— 1 table spoon (cut finely)

Method:-

 

Boiled Potatoes
Boiled Potatoes

1. Boil Potatoes with skin on till well done.

Peel Boiled Potatoes

2. Peel Potato.

Mixture For Kofta

3. Mix Grated paneer, mashed potato,  ginger chilli paste, red chilli powder and salt together in a bowl. Mix Well  to make a soft mixture.

Stuffing Kofta with Cashewnut & Raisin

4. Make round shaped balls from the mixture, flatten them. Stuff  with 1 dry raisin & cashew nut pieces in each ball.

Oil for Frying
Oil for Frying

5. Take oil in the pan and heat it.

Kofta
Kofta

6. Fry them in batches.(There should be some distance between the Koftas. Otherwise they will stick together and loose their shape). Fry them till they turn golden brown.

Fried Kofta
Fried Kofta

7. After frying remove the koftas in a bowl with tissue paper. Tissue paper will ensure that it absorbs excess oil.

Ingredients for Gravy
Ingredients for Gravy

8. For the preparation of curry: Grind tomato, green chilli &  ginger to a smooth paste in grinder.

Smooth Paste for Gravy
Smooth Paste for Gravy

9. Heat oil in pan & add Jeera, let it crackle.

Crackle jeera
Crackle jeera

10. when the whole jeera starts crackling,add chopped onion. Saute till translucent.

Saute Onions
Saute Onions

11. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and chili powder in the pan with little water. Let it cook for 2 mins.

Powdered Masala
Powdered Masala

12. Then continue stirring, add mixture of tomato,chilli & ginger in the pan  and saute

Gravy
Gravy

13. After 3 to 4 minutes, add cream in the pan & cook properly until the gravy leaves oil. Layer of oil on top ensures that your masala’s have cooked.

Cream- It will make the gravy rich and heavy.
Cream- It will make the gravy rich and heavy.

14. Now pour a glass of water in the pan. Continue stirring with the spoon untill gravy starts boiling(This will prevent the chances of gravy getting burnt).

Curry almost ready to go
Curry almost ready to go

15. Add garam masala and seasoning in the gravy.

Kofta Curry
Kofta Curry

16. Add the koftas in gravy and stir them with stirring spoon. Stir with light hands ensuring that the koftas dont break.

17.Cover the dish with lid & let it simmer for 5 minutes.

Cover with Lid to Cook
Cover with Lid to Cook

18. Take out the kofta in a bowl and garnish it with green coriander leaves and cream.

Kofta curry

19. You can serve and eat kofta curry along with chapatti, naan or bread.

Kofta Curry with rice bhakri mango
Kofta Curry with rice bhakri
mango

 

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