Quzar-e-Pukhtan (Cottage cheese in spicy tomato)

Quzar-e-Pukhtan (Cottage cheese in spicy tomato)

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Servings: 6
Calories: 347


  • 28 oz Cottage cheese paneer, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 7 oz Tomatoes quartered
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 3/4 oz Ginger adrak paste
  • 1 3/4 oz Garlic lasan paste
  • 3 1/2 oz Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Black cumin shahijeera seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander dhaniya powder
  • a pinch Mace javitri powder
  • 4 oz Processed cheese grated
  • 2 tsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Green cardamom choti elaichi powder


  • Boil the tomatoes with little water. Add salt, red chilli powder, ginger and garlic pastes. Cook for 10 minutes, remove from heat, cool and strain.
  • Melt the butter in a pan. Saute the cottage cheese. Add the black cumin seeds and when it starts crackling, pour the tomato mixture. Add the garam masala, coriander powder, and mace powder. Add the cheese. Bring the mixture to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Serve hot garnished with green coriander and cardamom powder.
Calories: 347 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 19 g
Fat: 25g
Saturated Fat: 14 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 77 mg
Sodium: 931 mg
Potassium: 329 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 1255 IU
Vitamin C: 8 mg
Calcium: 335 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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