Kashmiri Paneer Chaman | How to make Kashmiri Paneer Chaman

By Moumita Malla  |  18th Apr 2016  |  
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  • Kashmiri Paneer Chaman, How to make Kashmiri Paneer Chaman
Kashmiri Paneer Chamanby Moumita Malla
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    30

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About Kashmiri Paneer Chaman

A popular kashmiri paneer preparation made with pieces of fried paneer simmered in tomato sauce flavoured with spices and fennel seeds powder. Paneer Chaman is a typical Kashmiri delicacy. Paneer is the cottage cheese and Chaman mean tomatoes in the Kashmiri language. So as the name says paneer or cottage cheese cooked in a very different tomato gravy. Paneer is prepared in so many different ways in all over India that every gravy is different from another one. This style of cooking cottage cheese is little different as it includes only tomato gravy and fennel powder flavor. The fried paneer in the Kashmiri Paneer Chaman mingled with a combination of different masalas gives a very exotic finish to the dish. The aroma of this dish is so tempting that you can’t resist yourself from taking a bite of it. Kashmiri Paneer Chaman Goes great when served with tandoori roti or butter naan and pickled onions.

Kashmiri Paneer Chaman is delicious and authentic dish. Kashmiri Paneer Chaman by Moumita Malla is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Kashmiri Paneer Chaman is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Kashmiri Paneer Chaman is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Kashmiri Paneer Chaman. Kashmiri Paneer Chaman is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Kashmiri Paneer Chaman is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Kashmiri Paneer Chaman at your home.

Kashmiri Paneer Chaman

Ingredients to make Kashmiri Paneer Chaman

  • Paneer - 250 grams
  • Tomato puree - 1 cup
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder - 2 teaspoons
  • Hing or asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fennel powder - 2 teaspoons
  • Dry ginger powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Ghee - 1 teaspoon
  • bay leaf - 1
  • Black cardamon - 2
  • Green cardamom - 4
  • Cinnamon stick - 1
  • Oil - 5 tablespoons (Preferably Mustard Oil)
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste

How to make Kashmiri Paneer Chaman

  1. Cut the paneer into thick rectangular pieces.
  2. In a wok add 5 tablespoons oil. Shallow fry paneer pieces from both the sides till light brown. Keep them aside.
  3. Add hing, then splutter black cardamom, green cardamom, bay leaf and cinnamon.
  4. Add tomato puree, salt, red chilli powder, dry ginger powder. Cook till the masala leaves oil from the sides.
  5. Add paneer to the masala. Now add some fennel powder. Mix.
  6. Now add 1/2 cup water.
  7. Mix well and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add garam masala powder, ghee, cover with lid. Allow to cook for 2 minutes. Turn off the gas, garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Enjoy it with hot steamed rice or any indian bread.

My Tip:

I always prefer homemade tomato puree instead of using store bought tomato puree.

Reviews for Kashmiri Paneer Chaman (8)

Neeta Nagpala year ago

Very nice
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deepthi nayaka year ago

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arundhati mukherjeea year ago

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Anie Ja year ago

hi moumita....i tried ur recipe...turned out well...c pic below
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Sangita Sharmaa year ago

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