Paneer kofta curry

Paneer Kofta curry is a tasty vegetarian curry dish. Restaurant style paneer kofta is cooked in a creamy gravy made of tomatoes and cashewnuts. Lets begin 🙂


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  • For kofta balls
  • 1 cup grated cottage cheese (Paneer)
  • 1 boiled potato mashed (medium size)
  • 1 tbspn corn starch powder
  • 1 tbspn Chopped coriander
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 tspn grated ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tspn garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tspn Coriander powder.
  • 1/2 tspn Red chilly powder
  • For Puree
  • 1 medium size Onion (purée)
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup cashew soaked in water
  • Spices
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 green ilaichi (Cardamom)
  • Small piece of Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander power
  • 1 tbsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tspn cumin powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1/2 tspn black pepper powder
  • 2-3  green chilly
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup water


  • Mix all the kofta ingredients and mix well,knead the dough nicely so that kofta should not break while frying.
  • Make small balls and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or pan and fry these balls till golden brown.
  • Make Onion puree and keep aside.
  • Mix tomatoes,cashew,green chilly and make a smooth paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a Pan ,add Cardamom,bay leaves & cinnamon, now add the onion puree and fry till it changes colour .
  • Now add turmeric powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,red chilly powder & pepper powder and salt and cook till the masala oozes oil.
  • Now add the tomato & cashew gavy and garam masala powder & cook for another 4-5 min in low flame till it looses oil.
  • Add 1 cup water and let the gravy comes to boil.
  • Add the paneer balls & garnish with chopped Coriander.
  • Serve with Rice /Chapati/Paratha.
  • Enjoy the delicious Paneer kofta curry Ting !!!! 😉

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Note :

  • I don’t like sweet taste so I avoid  sugar,if you like sweet taste you can add 1 tspn of sugar & also add fresh cream for extra flavor.

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