Chaman Olu (Cottage cheese and potatoes)

Chaman Olu (Cottage cheese and potatoes)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 480


  • 1.1 lb Cottage cheese paneer
  • 5 oz Potatoes peeled, 1/2 inch - thick rounds
  • 3 1/2 floz Vegetable oil for frying
  • 12 floz Water
  • 1 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger powder sonth
  • 2 tsp Aniseed saunf powder
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Black cardamom badi elaichi, crushed
  • 2 oz Yoghurt dahi
  • 1 1/2 floz Milk
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 3 Cloves hung, crushed
  • 3 Green cardamom choti elaichi, crushed
  • 2 Green chillies sliced


  • Cut the cottage cheese into 1 1/2 x 2 inch x 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a pan; fry the cottage cheese until golden at the edges. Transfer to a pot with water. Fry the potatoes and keep them aside.
  • Heat the pot with the cottage cheese and water, increase heat. Add turmeric, ginger and aniseed powders, asafoetida, salt, black cardamom, and potatoes. Cook until the gravy is reduced to half. Add the yoghurt and milk (whisked together). Bring to the boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes; then remove from heat.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan; saute the cloves and green cardamom. Add to the mixture and serve garnished
  • with green chillies.
Calories: 480 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16 g
Protein: 16 g
Fat: 40g
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 43 mg
Sodium: 548 mg
Potassium: 379 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 211 IU
Vitamin C: 11 mg
Calcium: 159 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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