Paneer Bhurji Recipe | How to make Paneer Bhurji – Vini’s

What is Paneer Bhurji?

Paneer Bhurji Recipe is crumbled cottage cheese cooked with tomatoes and onions and some basic spices. Paneer bhurji gives a break from otherwise sweet kind preparations of paneer. It tastes awesome with bread slices or simple chapati or parathas.

Let’s talk about the ingredients for Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji is a less pampered preparation of paneer. It calls for the most basic ingredients such as onions, tomatoes, regular spices. To add some moisture to paneer bhurji I like to add some milk. Do not skip that. I make the paneer bhurji really tasty.

Other side dishes on the blog are
Aloo tuk, gobhi keemaaam ki sabzi etc.

PANEER BHURJI

Crumbled cottage cheese cooked with onions, tomatoes and spices – PANEER BHURJI


Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Course                   Side Dish
Cuisine                  Indian
Prep Time             10 Minutes
Cook Time            15 Minutes
Servings                3-4 Persons

Ingredients for Paneer Bhurji

2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
3/4 cup onions, chopped
1 and 1/2 cup tomato puree
3/4 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp coriander powder
Salt to taste
1 green chilli, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ginger paste
2 tbsp milk
2 cups cottage cheese (paneer), crumbled
1/2 tsp pao bhaji masala
1 tsp kasuri methi

 How to make Paneer Bhurji

1. Prepare tempering and cook onions
Heat 2 tbsp oil. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add 3/4 cup chopped onions. Cook till they are pink. Do not overcook the onions.

PANEER BHURJI 1

2. Cook tomatoes
Add 1 and 1/2 cup pureed tomatoes. Cook till the oil oozes.

PANEER BHURJI 2

3. Cook spices and ginger chili
Add 3/4 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp coriander powder and salt to taste. Cook for a minute. Add 1/2 tsp ginger paste and 1 finely chopped green chili. Cook for another minute.

PANEER BHURJI 3

4. Add milk and paneer
Add 2 tbsp milk. Add 2 cups crumbled paneer. Mix well to bring everything together. Do not cook for more than 2-3 minutes. The paneer might harden.

PANEER BHURJI 4

5. Add garnishing
Add 1/2 tsp pav bhaji masala and 1 tsp kasuri methi. Mix well.

PANEER BHURJI 5

6. Bon appétit
Serve paneer bhurji with butter toast.

PANEER BHURJI 6

Suggestions
• You may also add chopped capsicum or peas.
• You may also add some garam masala.

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