Paneer Bhurji

Crumbled Paneer in spicy tomato and onion gravy is a delectable combination with hot rotis and parathas. This recipe is not only easy to make but is also high on taste.

Here is the recipe for Paneer Bhurji…

INGREDIENTS:

Paneer – shredded / crumbled – 1 big cup

Onions – 1 – chopped finely

Tomato – 1 – finely chopped

Green Bell pepper – 1 small – cubed

Ginger – 1/2 inch – chopped finely

Garlic – 1 clove – chopped finely

Green chillies – 2 to 3 – chopped finely

Salt – as per taste

Spices:

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp

Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp

For tempering:

Oil – 2 tbsp

Cumin seeds / Jeera – 1 tbsp

Saunf – 1 tsp

For garnishing:

Mint leaves – few (3 to 4)

coriander leaves – few

METHOD:

In a pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil. Saute cumin seeds and saunf well.

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Now add the chopped green chillies, ginger, garlic and onions. Saute till onions are translucent.

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Then add the bell peppers and saute for couple of minutes.

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Now add the tomatoes along with the salt and the spices mentioned under the ‘spice’ section.

Saute till the tomatoes are mushy.

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Once the tomatoes are done, add the shredded paneer and mix well.

Allow this to cook for about 10-12 minutes stirring occasionally.

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Once done, turn off heat and garnish with mint and coriander leaves.

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Serve hot with rotis / phulkas / parathas.

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