Paneer Koftas

1 cup fresh paneer crumbled2 potatoes boiled & mashed fine8 green chillies finely chopped1 tbsp. coriander finely choppedsalt to taste18-20 raisins finely chopped1/2 tsp. garam masala1 tbsp. cornflour
For batter:
1 cup gram flour1 tbsp. rice flour1/4 tsp. turmeric powdersalt to taste1 tbsp. hot oiloil to deep fry
Take ingredients of batter in a bowl.
Add water to make a smooth batter.
It should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
Keep aside. Take paneer and potato in separate plates.
Add raisins to potato. Add cornflour to paneer.
Add 3/4 of every other ingredient to potato, and 1/4 to paneer.
Mix each filling well gently with hands.
Make 15 balls of each. Keep aside.
Flatten one potato ball in palm, place a paneer ball over it.
Now cover with the potato and reshape the ball.
Repeat for remaining mixtures.
Heat oil in a frying pan, dip each ball in the batter.
Lower into the hot oil, fry till golden brown.
Turn gently as required. Fry a few at a time.
Serve hot with tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.
To decorate, cut into halves in a plate and arrange.
This will show 3 layers, paneer, potato and crust.
Making time: 40 minutesMakes: 15 koftas


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