Thursday, February 17, 2011

Paneer Bhurji

For todays dinner I prepared Paneer Bhurji as the side dish as afternoons left over muvvankaya was there.Morning times in hurry to office I could not capture photos,so not able to post Muvvankaya recipe.Paneer is the Indian cottage cheese and is made by curdling milk with some acidic food.Paneer bhurji is a punjabi vegetable recipe with paneer or cottage cheese crumbled and then cooked with a choice of onions, tomatoes and select masalas.Coming to the recipe..

  • 250 gms grated paneer
  • 1 big onion cut into small pieces
  • 3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • pinch turmeric powder,chilli powder,pepper powder,
  • salt to taste
  • few coriander leaves
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil for frying
  • 1/4 tsp mustard

  1. Heat oil in a pan.Once heated add mustard seeds.On spluttering add onions and fry till transparent.
  2. Now add turmeric powder,ginger garlic paste and saute till the rawness disappears.
  3. Add green chilli pieces and fry for few seconds.
  4. Now add grated paneer. As the paneer retains water saute till the water disappears.
  5. Add chilli poder,pepper powder,coriander leaves and cokk for 3 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with rice/rotis.


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