Chamani Qaliya

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 400g - paneer
  • 400ml - milk
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 8 to 10 - cloves
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 tsp - desi ghee
  • 10g - cumin seeds
  • Mustard oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Chamani Qaliya

  • Cut the paneer into small cubes.
  • Heat the mustard oil in a kadai and deep fry the paneer cubes till light brown. Remove from oil.
  • Bring water with turmeric powder and salt to a boil.
  • Add the paneer cubes and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the cloves, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, cumin powder, asafoetida, and milk.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Just before serving, heat the desi ghee in a pan and season with cumin seeds.
  • Pour this over the paneer.
  • Serve hot.