Paneer Ki Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji is a very common north Indian breakfast which is made of crumbled paneer(cottage cheese).  This is a very simple and easy dish to prepare and delicious when eaten with a paratha.

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Ingredients:

  •  2 cup crumbled paneer (I used homemade)
  • 1 medium sized onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1-2 green chilis chopped
  • 1/4 cup green peas (used frozen)
  • 3/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 turmeric powder
  • 1/2 garam masala
  • chopped cilantro
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil

Directions:

Crumble the paneer and set aside.  In a kadhai, add oil and let it heat up a little.  Add cumin seeds, as soon as it crackles, add chopped onion.  Stir for a few minutes until light pink.

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Now add green chilis , chopped tomato along with salt, turmeric, red chilli powder and garam masala.  Sautee for 5-6 minutes until raw tomato smell goes away.

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Add frozen green peas and cook until peas are almost done.

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Now add the crumbled paneer and mix well. Check the spices at this time, add if anything is needed as per your taste. Cook covered for a few minutes.  Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot with paratha or chapati.

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Happy Cooking!!!!

 

 

 

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