Paneer Kofta (Stuffed Cheese Balls)

Paneer Kofta (Stuffed Cheese Balls)

Soft Indian cheese filled with cream, cashews, raisins and deep fried for a delightful snack.

Koftas/koftes/keftes/kufta/cufta - different names for a similar item, have a prominent presence over many cuisines; Arabic, Persian, Africa, South Asian and also the cuisine of the Eastern Europe have their own variation of koftas. The concept of the kofta/kufteh/köfte/kufta/ćufta is that a ground form of particular ingredients,(mostly meat) are spiced, rolled into a certain shape, and then either deep fried, or baked or grilled. India, being known for extensive vegetarian diet – create and cook the koftas in a lot of innovative vegetarian ways. In some medley of vegetables are used, while some use a combination of paneer/cottage cheese and vegetables and then they are cooked in different kinds of sauces with different spices and herbs.

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