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Paneer Bhurji – Scrambled Cottage Cheese

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Total Time:
30 mins
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Mince or finely chop paneer
  • Finely chop onions, green chilli, tomatoes and coriander, store separately
  • Make a paste of ginger and garlic
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add cumin seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add chopped onion and sauté for 2 mins till translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder saute for a minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, green chilli, ginger-garlic paste, paneer and green peas.
  • Cover and cook on low flame for 20 minutes with water. Stir occasionally.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Remove from flame. Sprinkle chat masala and chopped coriander leaves. Cover and leave till ready to be served.
  • Serve with toasted brown bread or roti.
  • Always cook this recipe on low flame, covered with a lid to get a moisture filled fluffy bhurji.