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Paneer Bhurji Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Paneer Bhurji is a North Indian dish made from fresh crumbled paneer, cooked with a mildly flavored onion-tomato masala.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 3
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 30g

Ingredients For Paneer Bhurji Recipe
  

  • 250 gm Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Medium Sized Onion
  • 1 Large Tomato
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Heeng (Asafoetida)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves (Cilantro)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Paneer Bhurji Recipe
 

  • 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.
    1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 1/4 Teaspoon Heeng (Asafoetida)
    Paneer Bhurji Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Add finely chopped onions to the pan.
    1 Medium Sized Onion
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  • Then add finely chopped green chillies, along with ginger & garlic paste. You can also use fresh minced ginger & garlic.
    1 Green Chilli, 1 Teaspoon Ginger Paste, 1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste
    Paneer Bhurji Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Fry the onions for 2-3 mins till they turn translucent.
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  • Then add finely chopped tomatoes.
    1 Large Tomato
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  • Also add turmeric powder (haldi), red chilli powder, coriander powder (dhania powder), garam masala & salt.
    1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 3/4 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala, 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
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  • Cook the tomatoes for 2-3 mins till they become soft.
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  • Next add crumbled paneer to the pan.
    250 gm Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese
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  • Mix the paneer with the onion tomato masala and cook for a couple of minutes.
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  • Turn off the heat and add finely chopped coriander leaves on top.
    1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves (Cilantro)
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  • Sprinkle some lemon juice and mix everything well.
    1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
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  • Paneer Bhurji is ready. Serve it hot with lemon wedges on the side, as a healthy breakfast or with roti for lunch or dinner.
    Paneer Bhurji Recipe Step By Step Instructions