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Cottage Cheese Quzar-e-Pukhtan

Cottage Cheese Quzar-e-Pukhtan
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

30 Mins

This is a mouthwatering cheesy dish that will disappear in minutes. Cottage cheese cubes are fried and served with a spicy tomato sauce.
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  • Cottage cheese (paneer), in 1" cubes 800 gm
  • Tomatoes, quartered 200 gm
  • Black cumin (shah jeera) seeds 1.25 gm
  • Butter 120 gm
  • Cardamom powder 2.5 gm
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves, chopped 2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 45 gm
  • Ginger paste 45 gm
  • Mace (javitri) powder a pinch
  • Processed cheese, grated 120 gm
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. Put the tomatoes in a pan with very little water and cook till they are well mashed.

  2. Add salt, red chillies, ginger and garlic pastes.

  3. Cook for 10 minutes then remove from fire, cool and push through a strainer.

  4. Melt butter in a pan. Saute the paneer.

  5. Add black cumin and after it crackles pour the tomato extract over the paneer.

  6. Sprinkle with garam masala, coriander powder and mace powder.

  7. Add grated processed cheese.

  8. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes on a slow fire.

  9. Garnish with chopped coriander and cardamom powder.

  10. Serve with naan.

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Comments posted by users for Cottage Cheese Quzar-e-Pukhtan recipe:

  1. tasty

    on Jan 25 2010 1:14AM Report Abuse Guest
  2. it looks nice, i'll surely try :)

    on Jan 24 2010 9:38AM Report Abuse Guest
  3. you can serve it as a starter, appetizer.... or use it as a side dish... serve with naan

    on Jan 21 2010 12:32PM Report Abuse AKHANMAYO
  4. This Recpice is Nice and Tastey

    on Nov 28 2009 3:11AM Report Abuse Guest
  5. this seems tasty I will surly try this

    on Nov 23 2009 11:43PM Report Abuse Guest
  6. when is this dish served during the meal?

    on Nov 22 2009 10:39PM Report Abuse Guest
  7. mutje bereani

    on Nov 16 2009 11:14AM Report Abuse Guest

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