Thursday, 6 September 2018

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Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer bhurji is prepared with crumbled paneer/cottage cheese, tomato, onion and a melange of some other spices. A simple yet delicious recipe. Can be served as a side dish paired with bread, roti, naan or paratha. You can even pack it for your kid's lunch box. Paneer is the powerhouse of protein. So it can be a healthy and wholesome breakfast for weight watchers. Apart from these, It can also be used as a stuffing to make other dishes. The paneer I have used here is freshly homemade and made with low fat milk. You can use whatever available with you. So let's prepare it.


INGREDIENTS:

  • 200 grams paneer/cottage cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1-2 green chilies, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kasuri methi
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS:


Paneer bhurji recipe


  • Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot enough add finely chopped onion. Saute for 1-2 minutes over medium flame or until onion softens.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute for 1 -2 minutes or until the raw smell goes. 
  • Add turmeric and red chili powder. Stir well. 
  • Add chopped tomatoes, followed by salt. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add chopped green chili, coriander powder, garam masala powder, and kasuri methi. Saute for a minute.
  • Add crumbled paneer. Stir well and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Remove from flame and serve hot.


Paneer bhurji recipe

29 comments:

  1. My favourite side dish. I want some of it right now.

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  2. All time favourite in our house. Simple and delicious side dish .

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  3. What a coincidence i have cooked paneer Bhurjee for lunch today, your version looks yummy and flavour ful , lovely share.

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  4. Yayy. Paneer Bhurji. It looks super delicious. We often make this recipe at home. It's perfect for roti.

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    1. Yeah I love it with Roti too. Thank you Malini :)

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  5. Wish i get that bowl of ultimate paneer bhurji rite now with some rotis.. My mouth is just watering here. Delicious dish.

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  6. One of my absolute favorite paneer recipes... always comes to my rescue when I am in a hurry. And Your Bhurjee looks so droolsome... all I want is some ajwain parantha to go with it.

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  7. We love paneer bhurji and your post reminds me that I haven't made it since a long time. The bhurji looks very inviting !

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  8. Since I am on a protein diet, paneer is a daily staple and the burji is my favorite to have anytime of the day! Looks so yum...

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  9. A classic recipe and is a sure shot winner at any meal. A perfect protein packed dish

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  10. Somehow I've never made paneer bhurji at home. I should make this as its easy to make and a great source of protein.

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  11. Interesting side dish. Looks very flavorful and delicious.

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  12. Anytime favorite!! I just fifnshed with some paneer making, guess i will use it as burji.

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  13. I love everything paneer. And this sounds quick, easy and so yummy! You are right, it's perfect for lunchbox or a nutrient rich breakfast.

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  14. Any paneer dish is welcome in my home, and bhurji is one of them, kids just love it.

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  15. This is such a versatile recipe that it can be paired with anything...no doubt that kids and grownups enjoy this equally

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  16. Such a classic dish and always a hit at my place..... So quick, easy as well as yummy too !!!

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  17. What a coincident Geetanjali, I just had paneer bhurji in my dinner along with dal. It is an all time favorite side dish. An easy but delicious dish.

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