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…


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


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


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


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


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


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

Saute till the tomatoes are mushy.


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

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


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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