Monday, January 28, 2013

Paneer Bhurji

I guess, you may be wondering why every other week I publish the recipe of a Paneer dish. Simply because we love Paneer... in all forms, in every dish :) Today I made Paneer Bhurji. A very simple dish that can be made in a jiffy and tastes delicious... 

Author: Avika

Prep Time: 10min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 30 min 


1 cup scrambled Paneer
1 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
1 green chilly
1 onion
1 Tomato
1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Chilly Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
1 Teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon Oil
Coriander Leaves for garnishing


Step 1: 

Using hands, scramble the Paneer. 

Note: Keep the Paneer outside the fridge for around 0.5 - 1hr and then you can scramble it with hands.  

Step 2:

Cut onion, green chilly and Tomato to small pieces. 

Method of Preparing: 

Step 1: 

Heat Oil in a non stick pan. When the oil becomes hot, add the cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Then add onions and saute till they become brown.

Step 2:

Add green chilly and ginger garlic paste. Saute for 2 min.

Step 3:

Add tomatoes and fry till they become mushy.

Step 4:

Lower the flame and add 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric, 1/2 Teaspoon cumin powder, 1/2 Teaspoon chilly powder, 1 Teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 Teaspoon garam masala and salt. Mix well. 

Step 5:

Now add the scrambled paneer and mix well. 

Step 6:

Cover with lid and cook for 3 - 4 min till the paneer gets cooked. Switch off and garnish with coriander leaves. 

Yummy Paneer Bhurji is ready :) Serve hot with rice or chappathi. 

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