Aaloo Paneer Kofta

Delicious Snack

Aaloo Paneer Kofta

Delicious Snack

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

By Krishnendu k

Published On: 18 Mar 2014

Rating: 5
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20 Minutes
Served : 3
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  • 1 cup of paneer
    crumbled fine
    1 potato
    peeled and boiled
    1 carrot
    peeled and boiled (optional)
    2 cloves of garlic
    A small piece of ginger
    1 tsp of red chilli powder
    2 of green chillies
    sliced into thin discs
    A generous pinch of hing
    8-10 cashew nuts
    broken into small pieces
    1 tsp of coriander powder
    A generous bunch of coriander leaves / cilantro
    1/4 cup of cornflour for dusting (optional)
    Oil for deep frying
    Salt to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 1

Mash the boiled potato and carrot together until there are no lumps.

Step 2 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 2

Add the rest of the ingredients to this mixture (except corn flour and oil).

Step 3 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 3

Mix well with fingertips until it's a homogenous, damp mixture. The moisture from the potato and carrot should be enough to bring it together. Don't add any water.

Step 4 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 4

Roll into small lime-sized balls.

Step 5 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 5

Dust with corn flour. This is an optional step because I didn't find much difference in texture between these and the ones I didn't dust. Also, if you leave them plain, the oil stays clear and doesn't leave a white layer on the koftas.

Step 6 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 6

Heat a pan and add enough oil to submerge the koftas half way. You can deep fry the koftas but it's really not necessary. You can also

Step 7 Aaloo Paneer Kofta Recipe

Step 7

use a paniyaram pan to do the frying

Step 8

. Gently place the koftas in the hot oil.

Step 9

Turn gently when golden brown on one side. Keep the fire medium low to ensure the inside is cooked too.

Step 10

Drain on to paper towels and serve hot with ketchup or mint chutney.


wow.. looks so nice.. will try it..


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