Paneer Chaman Recipe

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Paneer Chaman
How to make Paneer Chaman
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A hearty blend of spices, milk and paneer, the creamy texture of this dish will get you hooked!

Ingredients of Paneer Chaman

  • 1 kg paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1 cup mustard/refined oil
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 3 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 brown cardamom
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cup boiled milk
  • 4 cups of water
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Paneer Chaman

  • 1.Slice paneer into 2 inch long and one inch thick pieces.
  • 2.Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  • 3.Fry paneer on each side, 2 to 3 pieces at a time.
  • 4.In a separate pot, add a Tbsp of oil.
  • 5.Add cloves, bay leaf, salt, stir well.
  • 6.Add water and the rest of the spices, bring to boil.
  • 7.Add fried paneer into the boiling gravy and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 8.Cook at low flame for another 5 minutes.
  • 9.Coarsely grind brown and green cardamom and leave aside.
  • 10.Add 1/2 cup milk to the gravy.
  • 11.Finish with sprinkling cardamom powder to the curry.
  • 12.Serve with rice, naan or chapatti

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