Noor Jahani Kofta Recipe
Bored with your daily vegetables…. Kids refused to eat your brinjal, pumpkin or ladyfinger!! Want a change but unable to decide what to make for dinner!!!
Try Noor Jahani kofta, which is easy to make and requires very simple ingredients, which are usually available with you. This will be a good change in your menu and trust me kids will love it. You must have tried with “Lauki ka Kofta” of “Paneer ka kofta” but now try a different kofta recipe…. Noor Jahani kofta.
Crispy Kofta is made up with cottage cheese and boiled potatoes. Stuffing is done with grated carrot and raisins, which gives a yummy flavour in each bite of kofta. Cashew nut onion based rich gravy is made and is served with a good quantity of cream.
When these delicious koftas are dipped in rich gravy with served with Nan, it almost becomes irresistible.
How to make Noor Jahani Kofta Recipe
|Potatoes (aalo), boiled and grated||2|
|Cottage cheese (paneer)||100grams|
|Green chillies (hari mirch), chopped||2|
|Corn flour||2 table spoons|
|Salt (namak)||as per taste|
|Raisins (kishmis)||¼ cup|
|Vegetable Oil||for frying|
|Ginger-garlic (adrakh lahsan) paste||1table spoon|
|Turmeric (haldi) powder||½ tea spoon|
|Red chilli (lal mirch) powder||1tea spoon|
|Cashew nut (kaju) paste||1/2 cup|
|Hot spices (garam masala) powder||½ tea spoon|
|Salt (namak)||as per taste|
|Vegetable oil (tel)||3-4 table spoons|
|Fresh cream (malai)||½ cup|
For Kofta stuffing
- 1. Boil the carrots, pat them dry with a towel and then grate them.
- 2. Finely chop the raisins and mix them with the grated carrot and keep it aside.
- 1. Mash the boiled potatoes and cottage cheese (paneer) together in a bowl.
- 2. Add the green chillies, salt and corn flour to this mixture and make small balls out of it.
- 3. Divide the mixture into 10-12 small balls.
- 4. Take one ball in between the palms and place the stuffing in the centre.
- 5. Seal the kofta from all sides and make sure the stuffing does not come out.
- 6. Repeat the process with all other balls.
- 7. Heat oil for deep frying and fry the koftas in it till they turn golden brown.
- 8. Once done, switch off the flame and keep the koftas aside.
- 1. Take the onion slices in a pan. Add 2 cups of water and boil them till they become soft.
- 2. Take boiled onions, garlic and ginger in a mixer and grind them into a thick paste.
- 3. Heat 3-4 tablespoons of oil in a pan and add the prepared paste in it.
- 4. Fry the mixture for 5-7 minutes.
- 5. Now add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and stir it.
- 6. Then add cashew nut paste and stir it till the oil gets separated.
- 7. Add water and let the curry cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
- 8. Then add salt and hot spices powder to the gravy.
- 9. Now add the fried koftas to the gravy and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
- 10. Garnish with fresh cream and serve with naan or lachha paratha