How to make Chanar Dalna Recipe - Delicious cottage cheese and potatoes in smooth milky gravy

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) , Potatoes

Cuisine : Other

Course : Main Course_Veg

Chanar Dalna

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Chanar Dalna

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 250 grams

  • Potatoes 2 medium

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Ginger 1 inch stick

  • Cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Cut cottage cheese into half inch sized cubes. Peel, wash and cut potato into half inch sized cubes. Remove stems, wash and slit green chilllies. Peel, wash and roughly chop ginger.

Step 2

Grind one teaspoon cumin seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger with little water to a fine paste.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the potatoes till light golden brown in color. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside.

Step 4

Deep-fry paneer in the same oil and put it in warm water. Heat ghee in a pan, add the remaining cumin seeds and when they change colour add the masala paste and cook for two minutes stirring it continuously.

Step 5

Add the potatoes, slit green chillies, garam masala powder, sugar and salt and half a cup of water, cover and cook for three to five minutes.

Step 6

Mix in milk and allow it to simmer for another two to three minutes. Remove the paneer from the water and add it to the potato gravy. Stir and simmer for a minute. Serve hot.

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