November 19, 2018

Tomato Chaman - Kashmiri Tomato Paneer Gravy - Kashmiri Tamatar Chaman - Kashmiri Recipes

Tomato Chaman or Kashmiri Tamatar Chaman is a delicious Kashmiri dish which is prepared using Tomatoes and Paneer. The tomatoes are cooked along with the spices and curd to give a yummy and tangy gravy. The paneer cubes are fried in a mustard oil and then added to the gravy. Most of the kashmiri cuisine has saunf powder and ginger powder which gives a lovely flavour to the dish. Tomato Chaman / Kashmiri Tamatar Chaman is a great side dish to serve with Indian breads like Roti, Naan etc. And also, can be served with Rice or Pulao.

Ingredients :

250 gms Paneer, Cut into big cubes
1/4 Cup Oil / Mustard oil
2 Bay leaves
2 Cloves
2 Green Elachi
1 Black Elachi
1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
5 Big sized Tomatoes, finely chopped
1 Tsp Ginger garlic paste
2 Tbsp Yogurt
1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
1 1/2 Tsp Kashmiri Red chilli powder
1 Tsp Ginger powder
1 1/2 Tsp Saunf powder
1/2 Tsp Garam masala powder
Salt to taste

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add the cubed paneer pieces.

Fry and remove from the pan.

To the same pan, add the spices ( bay leaves, green and black elachi and cinnamon stick ) followed by the chopped tomatoes and ginger garlic paste.

Saute and cook until the tomatoes turn soft and pulpy.

Add red chilli powder followed by turmeric powder, ginger powder, saunf powder and garam masala powder.

Mix well and add yogurt.

Add a cup of water and cook until the oil separates from the pan.

Now add the fried paneer cubes and cook it for another couple of minutes.

Serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve with Roti or Rice.

1 comment:

  1. My sister in law makes this whenever we are in Mumbai. It tastes so different from the normal paneer curries as the distinct flavor is ginger powder and saunf. Your Tomato Chaman looks so welcoming.