Paneer Kaliya Recipe - Cottage cheese combined with blanched almonds and chana dal and cooked in fresh indian spices.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese), Almonds

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course_Veg

Paneer Kaliya

Paneer Kaliya Recipe - how to make Paneer Kaliya


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 1 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Almonds blanched and ground 1 1/2 cups

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1/4 cup

  • Ghee 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cloves 4

  • Black peppercorns 10

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 inch stick

  • Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind almonds to a fine paste. Grind roasted chana dal to a fine powder. Heat two tablespoons of ghee in a kadai.

Step 2

Crush cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns in a mortar with a pestle and add to the ghee. Add cinnamon, sliced onions and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add ginger and coriander seeds to the onions and sauté for a minute more. Take off the heat, cool slightly and grind into a fine paste using little water.

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