Green Paneer Kofta Kadhi


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A delicious recipe of kadhi with crispy fried paneer balls.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 servings
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For The Paneer Koftas
375 gms grated paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
2 thinly sliced slit green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
oil for frying

Other Ingredients
2 cups beaten curds (dahi)
2 1/2 cups of water
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
salt to taste
5-6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek (methi) leaves
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun) clove
1 tbsp onion puree
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup finely chopped blanched spinach (palak) leaves
2 large green chilies
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves

For the paneer koftas

    For the paneer koftas
  1. Combine the paneer, corn flour, green chilies, mint leaves and salt and mix well to form smooth dough.
  2. Divide the dough into small balls and deep fry in oil till they turn golden brown and crisp from all the sides.
  3. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the mint leaves, coriander leaves, spinach leaves and green chillies and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together curds with besan, salt and water.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok, add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds along with asafoetida.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic and onion puree, red chili powder and turmeric powder with few drops of water and saute till the gravy thickens.
  5. Add the beaten curd mixture along with the curry leaves amd cook the mixture while stirring continuously till it comes to a boil.
  6. Add the blended spinach mixture along with fried paneer koftas and cook for another 6-8 minutes until the kadhi thickens.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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Green Paneer Kofta Kadhi
 on 02 Jun 11 12:57 PM