Paneer Cholay

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-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) ½ tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2

-Ajwain (Carom seeds) ¼ tsp

-Laung (Cloves) 2

-Javitri (Mace) 1 piece

-Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1

-Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chillies) 2

-Cottage cheese 300g

-Cooking oil 2-3 tbs

-Cooking oil ¼ Cup

-Pyaz (Onion) paste 1 Cup

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs

-Tamatar (Tomato) puree 1 Cup

-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Water ½ Cup or as required

-Safed cholay (Chickpeas) boiled 1 & ½ Cup

-Water 1 & ½ Cup or as required

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



-In a frying pan,add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,black peppercorns,green cardamom,carom seeds, cloves,mace,cinnamon stick,Kashmiri red chillies & dry roast on medium flame until fragrant (1-2 minutes).

-Let it cool.

-in spice mixer,add roasted spices,grind to make powder & set aside.

-Cut cottage cheese into small cubes & set aside.

-In a pot,add cooking oil,cottage cheese & fry on medium flame until light golden & set aside.

-In the same pan,add cooking oil,onion paste & cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.

-Add ginger garlic paste,tomato puree,salt,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,ground spices,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add water & mix well,cover & cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Add boiled chickpeas & mix well.

-Add water & mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

-Add cottage cheese cubes & mix gently.

-Add green chillies,fresh coriander,cover & cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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