Paneer Bhurji Recipe

What Is  Paneer Bhurji?

Paneer Bhurji is a popular Indian dish, made from crumbled paneer, cooked with onions, tomatoes and mildly flavored with spices.

Healthy & Nutritious

Paneer is a rich source of protein, calcium & low in calories! Great for weight conscious people and diabetics.

How to Eat Paneer Bhurji

Eat as a protein-rich breakfast.

Eat with roti or paratha.

Stuff it in wraps or kathi rolls.

Use it as filling for paneer dosa.

Use as filling for sandwich.

Eat as an evening snack.

Main Ingredients

- Fresh crumbled Paneer - Onions - Tomatoes - Giger, Garlic - Indian spices like coriander powder & garam masala Pro Tip : Add some Pav Bhaji Masala!

Step-By-Step Instructions for  Paneer Bhurji Recipe With Photos

Heat oil in a pan on medium heat and add cumin seeds (jeera) and heeng (asafoetida). Fry the cumin seeds for a few seconds till they start to sputter.


Add finely chopped onions to the pan. Roast them for a few mins till they turn lightl golden brown.


Then add finely chopped green chillies, along with ginger & garlic paste. You can also use fresh minced ginger & garlic.


Then add finely chopped tomatoes. Cook the tomatoes for 2-3 minutes till they are cooked and become soft.


Also add turmeric powder (haldi), red chilli powder, coriander powder (dhania powder), garam masala & salt. Cook for 2 mins.


Next add crumbled paneer to the pan. Mix it with the onion tomato masala and cook for a couple of minutes.


Turn off the heat and add finely chopped coriander leaves on top. Sprinkle some lemon juice and mix everything well.


Paneer Bhurji is ready. Serve it hot with lemon wedges on the side, as a healthy breakfast or with roti for lunch or dinner.