19 August, 2016
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.
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
Cook for 2more minutes, stir inbetween
Add chopped coriander, stir and turn off the flame
Paneer bhurji is ready
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