Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji
(Cottage Cheese)

Paneer Bhurji



Paneer (cottage cheese) bhurji is a popular north indian recipe made from crumbled paneer. Bhurji means scrambled, so as the name suggests, this cheesy delicacy is made out of scrambled cottage cheese.


Paneer Bhurji


Paneer is a bliss for vegetarians!! And what if you can cook it without spending too much
time on cooking gravy & yet it tastes delicious.


Paneer Bhurji


The beauty of this scrambled protein rich dish is its simplicity, Flavorful & satisfying. Its not
only
immensely delicious & hearty, its so easy & quick that one minute you put them all together, another minute the dish is almost done. So lets start :



Ingredients:


200 gms paneer crumbled (cottage cheese)
1 onion chopped  
1 capsicum chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1/2 cup green peas boiled or frozen
2 green chilies chopped
1/2 tsp ginger finely chopped
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder  
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp coriander seeds powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
1/2 tsp kasoori methi
1 tsp lemon juice  
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste


Method:


1. Crumble paneer (cottage cheese)  & keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, once they fried, add onion followed by chopped
   ginger & green chilies, fry it for 15-20 seconds.



3. When onion turns light brown, add tomatoes, fry till they are soft & pulpy.



4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, stir & add  little water
    so that all spices are well combined, fry for some time.

5. Now add chopped capsicum, green peas & stir it.

6. Then add kasuri methi, garam masala, salt, lemon juice & mix well.

7. Finally add crumbled paneer, let it cook for some time so  paneer blends into
    spices, don’t cook paneer for a long time as they harden & loose its
 softness.

8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves & enjoy this lip smacking paneer dish.


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5 comments:

  1. love paneer in any form..this looks yummy and delicious

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  3. healthy n perfect vth rotis.

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