Mar 22, 2012

Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji

A delicious side dish with Rotis !!

Serves: 3 – 4


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, finely chopped

1 green chilli, finely chopped

2 teaspoon thick ginger – garlic paste

1 tomato, finely chopped

¾ teaspoon red chilli powder

1 ½ teaspoon coriander powder

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 tablespoon water

200 g paneer (cottage cheese), crumbled or grated

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Dilute red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in 1 tablespoon water and keep it ready (spice mix).

In a pan, heat oil. Add finely chopped onion and fry on a medium to heat until golden brown.

Add chopped green chilli and fry well.

Add ginger – garlic paste and stir well on a low heat for 2 minutes until the raw smell goes.

Add chopped tomato and fry well until thickens.

Add diluted spice mix and sauté on a low heat for 2 – 3 minutes until the raw smell goes and thickens / well blended with tomato and red in color.

Add crumbled or grated paneer and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Do not add water to cook. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 8 – 10 minutes or until done / paneer softens. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Consume immediately with Rotis.

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