Tchaman Kaliya

Tchaman Kaliya

Paneer in a milky broth

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Cottage cheese / paneer cubes
  • 1 Potatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tejpatta / bay leaf
  • 4 green chillies, slit
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 clove
  • 1 pinch hing
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sonth / ginger powder
  • 1 tablespoon saunf / fennel powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Roast paneer with little oil. Keep aside.
  2. Add turmeric in cup of water and heat. Keep roasted paneer in warm water.
  3. Heat oil. Fry potatoes. Keep aside.
  4. Add little oil and roast spices - bay leaves, cloves and cardamom. Roast hing and spice powders till fragrant.
  5. Add green chillies, potatoes and paneer with water. Simmer till potatoes are cooked. Add milk and simmer for some time.
  6. Serve Tchaman Kaliya with hot rice.

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