Sunday, 21 May 2017

How to make Paneer Bhurji

Recipe of Paneer Bhurji | Dry Paneer Bhurji

Paneer burji is a popular north Indian flavorful vegetable which is prepared by crumbling the paneer/cottage cheese and simmered in onion & tomato based gravy in flavorful Indian spices which tastes wonderful with Indian flatbread. Baingan Bharta is simple yet flavorful. It is a perfect accompaniment for roti and naan.

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The best part about this recipe is that it is quick and easy to make. It doesn't take much time to prepare. You can also serve Paneer burji with a parathas and a pickle. If you like eggs, you can replace paneer with eggs and can make egg bhurji.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes Serves 3

Ingredients :
  • 200 grams Paneer/cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 finely chopped medium size onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 finely chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 2 tomatoes grounded/grated 
  • Pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
  • Pinch of red chilly
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Oil
Preparation of Paneer Bhurji  :
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds in it
  • Add hing in it till it splutter
  • Add onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies in it
  • Saute till onion turns light brown
  • Add crushed tomatoes in it
  • Let it cook on medium flame for few minutes 
  • Add salt, red chilly, turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder in it
  • Cook on low flame until it is cooked and dried
  • Saute the tomatoes till the oil starts separating from the mixture
  • Add crumbled paneer and mix it
  • Let it cook on low flame for a minute, till it is mixed properly
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Indian flatbread.
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  1. Wow! this looks delicious and fast and easy to prepare. Love the spices you used.

  2. This s an easy peasy side dish

  3. We hardly use paneer over here, its mostly tofu. I shall make this dish for our Sat vegetarian meal. Nice. My other half half I bet will love this bhurji.

  4. This is a nice paneer dish, different than the rich paneer dishes. I love it.


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