Baked Paneer Kofta Curry

Potato and Paneer  tikkis  baked till crisp and added to a rich and creamy white sauce,Paneer Kofta Curry in a restaurant style :) instead of deep frying I baked the tikkis.U can fry the paneer koftas also,its entirely ur choice.Koftas can be in any shape and size,to give them a different look I them into discs.Check the other koftha recipes from my blog Jamun Koftha and Carrot Kofta curry


Ingredients:

For Gravy:
Onion:1 big (diced,blanched and made to smooth paste)
Almonds : 12-15 no (soak them for 1 hr,remove the skin and blend it to smooth paste adding little water)
Cream:1/2 cup
Curd:2 spns
Sugar:1 spn
White Pepper Powder:To Taste
Ginger Garlic Paste:1 spn
Green Chillies:2-3 finely chopped
Salt:To Taste
Oil:2 spns
Garam Masala:A Pinch(optional)

For Kofta:
Potato:2 no(boiled,peeled and mashed)
Grated Paneer:1 cup
Salt:To Taste
Red Chilli Powder:To Taste
Cumin Powder:1/2 spn
Coriander Powder:1 spn
Chopped Raisins:1 spn(optional)
Chopped Cashew:1 spn
Lemon Juice:1/2 spn

Procedure:


For Making Koftas:
Pre-heat the oven at 400 degrees.In a bowl all the ingredients listed under Koftas,mix well and make sure that all the spices are evenly mixed,Now pinch a small ball sized dough and make them into 1/2" thick, line a  baking sheet  with aluminum foil and spray some oil,lay them paneer discs on the baking sheet and bake them for 8 mins on one side,bring out the sheet and flip the paneer disc to the other side and bake for another 8 mins.When done transfer the paneer koftas on to a cooling rack.

For Making Gravy:
Heat oil in a pan,when hot add ginger garlic paste fry till the raw flavor is removed,add cut green chllies and fry for 2 mins.Now add the prepared onion paste and fry till oil seprates,add the almond paste,mix and add salt and pepper powder to taste,add cream ,mix well and bring it to a boil,now add the beaten curd,mix and cook it on low flame for 4-5 mins.Sprinkle Garam masala and remove from flame.

When done take the gravy in to a bowl and add the koftas,wait for 5 mins this helps the koftas to absorb the gravy,serve hot with Chapathi/Pulka.

4 comments:

Priya said...

Baked version is definitely healthier than deepfrying, delicious kofta curry..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy looking kofta curry...

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revathi said...

This looks rich and delicious...lovely.
Reva

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious.....