Paneer Bhurji is a dish popular in north and western India. Its preparation and appearance are similar to scrambled eggs and the Parsi dish Akuri. The difference lies in the substitution of egg with paneer and addition of chopped onions, chillies, and optional spices. It is usually served with rotis or bread.
Ingredients for Paneer Bhurji Recipe
- Paneer/Cottage Cheese – 150 gms
- Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
- Onion – 1 big (chopped)
- Green chillies – 2 (chopped)
- Turmeric powder – 2 pinches
- Garam masala – ½ tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Oil – 2 tsp
- Tomatoes – 1 (chopped)
- Chopped Coriander leaves – ¼ cup for garnishing
Procedure for preparing Paneer Bhurji Recipe
Grate the paneer and keep aside.
Heat oil in heavy bottomed pan and let cumin seeds splutter. Then add chopped onions and green chillies and sautÃ© for 3-4 minutes.
Now add turmeric powder and sautÃ© for 1 minute and now add tomatoes to it and mix well.
To this add the grated paneer and salt and mix well. Fry for 5 minutes and when it is done add garam masala and mix well. Check seasoning and garnish with coriander leaves.