Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry) | How to make Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry)

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ByAtreyee Deb
Created on 6th Jul 2017
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About Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry)

Authentic bengali dish cooked with chenna often enjoyed during lunch time with a plate of steamed rice (No onion and garlic).

Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Atreyee Deb. Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry) by Atreyee Deb is perfect to serve 2 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry).

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People
Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry)

Ingredients to make Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry)

  • 1. Milk 1 litre
  • 2. Potato 4
  • 3. Lemon 1
  • 4. Clove 1
  • 5. Cardamom 1
  • 6. Cinamon stick 1/2"
  • 7. Ginger 1/2"
  • 8. Tomato 1 big
  • 9. Turmeric, cumin, red chilli powder 1 teaspoon each
  • 10. Mustard oil 2 teaspoon
  • 11. Flour 1 tablespoon
  • 12. Ghee 1 teaspoon
  • 13. Cumin seeds 1teaspoon
  • 14. Salt and sugar to taste

How to make Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry)

  1. Boil the milk, add juice of a lemon and stir with a spoon. Milk will start to curdle into chenna/cottage cheese/paneer within half a minute. Totally strain the water and rest it for 5 minutes.
  2. Cut potatoes into cubes.
  3. Puree a tomato.
  4. Make a paste of the ginger.
  5. In a bowl take the chenna and mix it with a pinch of each- turmeric, red chilli powder and salt .
  6. Take a portion of chenna and press in between hands to give a flat round shape. Like wise make all the dumplings.
  7. In a pan heat 1 teaspoon oil and fry the dumplings each side till golden brown. Keep aside.
  8. Add the remaining oil and fry the potatoes for 2 to 3 minutes. Add cumin seeds, clove, cinamon and cardamom. When the cumin seeds changes its color, lower the flame and add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, salt, sugar and ginger paste. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Add the tomato puree and saute till the oil starts to separate. Now add 1 cup of hot water and cover, cook till the potatoes are soft. Add the chenna fritters and ghee. Switch off the flame and enjoy it with hot steamed rice.

Reviews for Chhanar Dalna (Chenna Kofta Curry) (1)

Sangeeta Aroraa month ago
too tasty!