Recipe: Paneer Bhurji

Updated: Jun 07, 2012, 09:07 AM IST


300 grams of fresh mashed paneer (cottage cheese)
1 medium onion chopped fine
1 small tomato chopped fine
1 green chilli chopped fine
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
Chopped fresh coriander to garnish
Salt to taste

How to make

Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame till it turns hot. Add the cumin seeds and fry till they stop spluttering.
Add the onions and fry till they turn golden brown in color. Now add the green chillies and tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes turn pulpy.
Add all the powdered spices and mix well. Mix well for 2 minutes.
Add the mashed paneer. Mix well and cook for 2 more minutes. If the paneer gives off water at this stage, cook till the water has dried up. Turn off flame.
Garnish with the chopped fresh coriander and serve hot with Chapatis or Parathas. Paneer Bhurjee also makes a great filling for a fresh and tasteful sandwich.