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19 August, 2016

Paneer Bhurji

Posted in : paneer recipes, veg side dish on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

About Recipe

Paneer bhurji is one of the easiest paneer recipe. It takes less efforts and time to make. Here I am telling you plain paneer bhuji recipe but for variations you can  add finely chopped  vegetables.  This dish you can have with roti, paratha, puri or fill it between two breads and make sandwich or you can have it as breakfast. So here is the recipe.

Preparation time – 10 mins

Cooking time – 15 mins

Recipe type –  side dish

Serve – 2-3




Measurement cup used 1 cup = 240 ml

Paneer / cottage cheese – 250 g

Cumin / jeera – ½ tsp

Onion – 1 medium to big, chopped

Garlic clove – 5-6, grated or crushed

Ginger – ½ inch, grated or crushed

Tomato – 1 medium, chopped

Red chili powder – ½ tsp (as per taste)

Coriander powder – ½ tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Garam masala powder – ½ tsp

Kasuri methi – ½ tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil or butter or ghee –  2 tbsp





Crumble or grate the paneer and set aside. Prepare other ingredients and set aside.

Heat oil in a kadai or pan.

Add cumin / jeera (here you can add 1 bay leaf too), allow it to creckle.

Add ginger – garlic (crushed or grated), fry for few seconds.

Add finely chopped onion and green chilie, saute till light brown in color.

Add chopped tomato, stir.

Add red chili, turmeric, coriander, garam masala powder and salt.

Add kasuri methi as well. Stir nicely and cook until tomato gets mushy or for a minute. 

Add paneer, stir and cook for 2 more minutes over low – medium heat, stir in between.

Finally add chopped coriander leaves, stir and turn off the flame.

Serve the Paneer bhurji with chapati, paratha, puri or fill it between breads and make sandwich. Or you can have it in breakfast.



In Short



Grate or crumble the paneer


Heat oil or butter or ghee


Add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle


Add ginger – garlic, fry till raw smell goes off


Add finely chopped onion and green chilie


Saute till onion turns light brown


Add chopped tomato, stir


Add red chili, coriander, turmeric, garam masala powder and salt


Add kasuri methi


Saute  the masala for a minutes


Add paneer


Cook for 2more minutes, stir inbetween


Add chopped coriander, stir and turn off the flame


Paneer bhurji is ready

Note – If u like my recipe please share your feedback. Each of your comments are valuable for me and they encourage  me to cook a lot. Thank you so much.

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