Veth Chaman Recipe

Veth Chaman Recipe
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This curry is a vegetarian food lover's delight. Filled with dices of Paneer, this dish tastes well with various forms of Indian bread like Rotis and Kulchas.
Veth Chaman Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • 1 Kg Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
  • 1½ cup Mustard oil
  • 5 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup Curd, beaten
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 2 tsp Aniseed Powder
  • 1 tsp Mixed Coriander and Cumin Seed Powder
  • 1 tsp Mixed Big Cardamom, Cinnamon and Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water, as required
How to make Veth Chaman:
  • Take paneer in a bowl and slice into cubes.
  • Take a heavy bottomed pan and deep fry the paneer until it turns into golden brown.
  • Now, take another pan, pour milk and a cup of water in it and boil.
  • When boiled, put 1 tsp of turmeric powder, a pinch of asafoetida and salt in it. Add fried panner in it and let it cook on medium heat for half an hour.
  • Now, heat oil in a pan and add cloves, Cumin Seeds and the left asafoetida in it and mix it for a minute. Put chili Powder, 1 tsp of turmeric and a tsp of water in it and saute again till the oil takes color.
  • Put beaten curd in it and stir till the curd blends with the oil.
  • Now, put this mixture to the boiling paneer, add ginger powder, aniseed powder and coriander- cumin seed powder in it and stir well so that no lumps are formed.
  • When the oil starts to separate and the gravy thickens, add big cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper powder and garam masala and mix well again for 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.