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Paneer Kofta Recipe - How To Make Paneer Kofta Curry At Home - Khana Peena Aur Cinema - Varun

Learn how to make Paneer Kofta at home with The Bombay Chef- Varun Inamdar on Get Curried.

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The Bombay Chef - Varun Inamdar is recreating the special recipe of Paneer Kofta from The Bollywood Movie - The Lunchbox. Watch and learn how to make this recipe and share your feedback in the comments below.

200 grams Paneer
100 grams of Boiled Potatoes
50 grams Khoya
Salt as required
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
2 tbsp Corn Starch
1/2 tsp Fennel Seed Powder
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp chopped cashew nuts
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
Oil for deep frying

2 tbsp Ghee
1 tbsp Ginger Garlic crushed
2 cups Onions
1 cup tomatoes
1/4 cup cashews
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup cream
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp red chilly powder
1 tsp kasuri methi
1 tbsp butter

Method of preparation:
For Kofta
In a vessel add cashew, khoya, paneer, potatoes, red chilli powder, fennel seed powder, garam masala, sugar, salt, corn flour, mix well and make lemon size ball. Cover it with cornflour slightly.
Heat oil in a vessel, fry the koftas and keep it turning until its nice and brown on the outer side.
Transfer the koftas on a plate.

For gravy
In a mixer jar add onions, garlic, ginger and run it into a fine paste.
Heat oil in a vessel, add ghee, onion and ginger paste.
Grind cashew nuts into a fine paste
Add the cashew paste into the vessel containing onion and ginger paste, mix well and allow it to cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
Keep stirring the gravy until it starts leaving the water and then add tomato puree.
Add dry fenugreek leaves, garam masala, red chilli powder, sugar, salt, give it a stir and let it cook for 7-8 minutes.
Add water and allow it to boil for 2 minutes on high flame.
Add cream, butter, give it a stir and add the koftas.
Let it cook for 2 minutes and our Paneer Kofta is done and ready.

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