paneer bhurji recipe (paneer ki bhurji)

Paneer Bhurji

  • Author: Farrukh Aziz
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Breakfast, Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indian


Paneer Bhurji or Paneer ki Bhurji Recipe – is a quick, delicious and one of the best paneer dishes of scrambled Indian cottage cheese sauteed in spic tangy tomato onion masala and spices. It is a perfect dinner dish ready in flat 15 minutes. Here is how to make paneer bhurji recipe step by step


to prepare paneer bhurji in Punjabi Style

  • 250 grams, paneer, grated or crumbled (or Cottage Cheese)
  • ½ cup, onions, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup, tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • ¾ teaspoon, green chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon, ginger paste
  • 1 medium capsicum, diced
  • ½ teaspoon, turmeric powder
  • ¾ teaspoon, cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon, coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon, red chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon, cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon, garam masala powder
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons, butter/ghee
  • coriander leaves for garnish


how to make paneer bhurji recipe

  1. To make paneer ki bhurji, firstly, in a heavy bottom pan or kadhai, heat oil and butter/ghee together
  2. Once the oil and ghee heats up, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Then, add garlic, ginger and green chilies and fry for a minute or until raw smell goes off
  3. Add onions and salt fry for 3-4 minutes until onions are soft
  4. Add turmeric, red chili, coriander powder, tomatoes and saute for another minute. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until tomatoes are soft
  5. Add capsicum and cook for another minute.
  6. Then, add paneer, garam masala powder, mix well and cook for 2 minutes, do not over cook or paneer will become chewy. Finally, add lemon juice and mix
  7. Paneer Bhurji is ready to be served. Dish out and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with paratha or phulkas and even pulao of your choice

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