Chamani Qaliya Recipe

Chamani Qaliya Recipe
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Chamani Qaliya is a very popular Kashmiri recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chamani Qaliya by following this easy recipe.
Chamani Qaliya Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • 400 g Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
  • 400 ml Milk
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 10 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 10 g Cumin Seeds
  • Mustard Oil, for deep frying
  • Salt, to taste
How to make Chamani Qaliya:
  • Take a bowl and then cut the cheese into small cubes.
  • Take a heavy bottomed pan and heat the mustard oil in it. Deep fry the cheese until it turns light brown in color. Remove from oil.
  • Now, take another pan and add water in it with turmeric powder. Make sure that there is enough water to cover the cheese.
  • When water has boiled, put cheese cubes in it and simmer it for 20 minutes.
  • Now, add cloves, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, cumin powder, asafoetida and milk in the water and let it cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Before serving, heat desi ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds in it. Pour this mixture over the cheese and serve hot.