Easy Microwave Cottage Cheese Balls in Gravy ( paneer kofta )

For Cottage Cheese Balls

  • Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 250 gms.
  • Maida / Plain flour – 2 tbsp
  • Salt (as per the taste)
  • Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  • Green Chilli – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Green Coriander – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Milk – 2 tbsp

For the Gravy

  • Tomato purée – 2 tbsp
  • Green Chilli – 2 finely chopped
  • Onion – 2 tbsp finely chopped
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Coconut milk – 1/4 cup
  • salt to taste
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Water – 1/2 cup

Recipe

For the Balls ( Koftas )

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl to make a soft dough. Divide the dough to make 12  small balls.
  • Place them on a microwave-proof plate and microwave on high for 1 minute. Keep aside.

For the Gravy

  • Combine all ingredients except coconut milk  in a microwave safe bowl & heat on high in a microwave safe bowl for 3 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and balls in the gravy and heat on high for 1 minute.

Your easy cottage cheese balls gravy is ready to eat – try it with rice or boiled noodles or with bread 🙂

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Easy Soya Chunks in Gravy Microwave Recipe

Soya Chunks : 750 grams soaked in water 20 minutes

Onions : 2 large chopped finely

Ginger Garlic paste : 3 tbsp

Tomatoes : 2 large chopped

Tomato puree : 1 tbsp

Curd / Yoghurt : 1/2 cup

Cinnamon : 2 inches stick

Green Cardamom : 3 pods

Bay Leaves : 2

Garam Masala : 1/4 tsp

Chaat Masala : 1/4 tsp

Cumin Seeds : 1/4 tsp

Coriander Seeds : 1 /4 tsp

Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp

Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp

Oil : 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Method

In a microwave safe glass bowl add oil , heat on high for 30 seconds. Add cumin seeds , coriander seeds , bay leaves , cardamom & cinnamon and heat on high for 30 seconds.

Add onions , ginger-garlic paste , tomato puree & tomatoes. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Add soya chunks , turmeric powder , red chilli powder. Mix well. Add 500 ml water. Cover and cook on high for 3 minutes. Add curd / yoghurt , mix well . Cover and cook on High for 5 minutes.

Your delicious Soya Chunks in Gravy is ready.