Fried Cottage Cheese In Gravy(Chhena Bara Tarkari)

Fried Cottage Cheese In Gravy(Chhena Bara Tarkari)


  • Milk- 1/2lit
  • Vinegar- 2tbsp
  • Salt- 1/4tsp
  • Haldi- 1/4tsp
  • Red chili powder- 1/4tsp
  • Garam masala- 1/4tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 1tbsp
  • Chopped onion- 2tbsp
  • Oil- 1cup for deep frying
  • Oil- 2tbsp
  • Cumin- 1tsp 1tbsp
  • Bay leaf- 1
  • Onion- 2 small
  • Garlic- 5
  • Ginger- 1inch piece
  • Tomato- 1medium
  • Chopped onion- 3tbsp
  • Salt- 1/2tsp
  • Cinnamon- 1inch piece
  • Haldi- 1/2tsp
  • Red chili powder- 1/2tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1/2tsp
  • Garam masala- 1/2tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 1tbsp for garnishing
  • Boiled potatoes- 2medium
  • Sugar- 1pinch


Boil milk in a sauce then add vinegar and let it split. Then drain it in a colander. let it cool down

Heat oil for deep frying

In a mixing bowl add chhena, salt, red chili powder, haldi, garam masala, chopped onion and chopped coriander leaves. Mix properly. Then make balls. Deep fry them in oil. You will get 15 balls

In a blender jar add onion, ginger, garlic, cumin and cinnamon and make a smooth paste

Heat oil in a pan add bay leaf and cumin. Let ot crackle

Now add onion paste and saute

When it is almost dry add chopped tomatoes and also all the dry spices.

Let is cook up to oil separates.

Now cut potatoes and add to ot and saute. Add water and let it boil and add sugar

Cover and cook for 3 to 4 mins

Then add fried chhena balls and cook for 5mins covering all the way.

Add chopped coriander leaves for garnishing


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