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December 28, 2021

Paneer Bhurji Recipe - How to make Paneer Bhurji

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Paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer bhurji is a simple, quick and tasty side dish for chapathi / roti. It can be prepared easily under 15 minutes. All you need is some onion, tomato for the base along with whole spices and spice powders. You can serve this paneer bhurji as side dish for roti / chapathi or stuff and roll it to make paneer frankie and enjoy ! You can also stuff this paneer bhurji in two bread slices, toast to make it a sandwich. Sometimes, I use this paneer bhurji to make paneer masala dosa too.

Friends, do try this easy and yummy Paneer bhurji and enjoy as you like. 

Paneer bhurji

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Paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer bhurji recipe - Scrambled paneer masala recipe for chapathi / roti.

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Side dish
Serves: 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

1 cup = 250ml
  • Paneer / Cottage cheese - 200 gms
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Big Ripe tomato -1 (-do-)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Crushed kasoori methi – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp
  • Water - as needed
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  1. Wash and scramble the paneer into small pieces using your hands.
  2. Heat oil and splutter cumin seeds. Saute onion till transparent.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes off.
  4. Add tomato and saute till mushy. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and sugar. Mix well.
  5. Lastly add the scrambled paneer. Mix gently and switch off the flame.
  6. Add crushed kasoori methi and finely chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Mix and serve with roti/ chapathi.
  • Wash the Paneer and scramble into small pieces or grate it using a big holed grater. Do not make it mushy. Set aside.
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  • Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter cumin seeds. Saute onion, ginger garlic paste till raw smell goes off.
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  • Now add the tomato and saute till mushy. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder. Add salt and sugar.
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  • Mix well and lastly add the scrambled paneer. Mix gently and add crushed Kasoori methi. Switch off the flame and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
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  • Remove and serve hot with chapathi / roti. 

Enjoy !


  • For variations, you can saute 1/4 cup of chopped capsicum along with onion.
  • You can also add 1/2 tsp of coriander seeds powder if you like.

  Easy, yummy Paneer bhurji is ready to enjoy !

 Paneer bhurji

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