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Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji

 Paneer Bhurji is easy to make, flavorful  and delicious side dish for rotis/chapatis. Paneer(Indian style cottage cheese) is now becoming part of my regular grocery list. Back in Kerala we never tried cooking with paneer. My parents love spicy food and so mom never experimented cooking mild gravy dishes with paneer.The only place you get a chance to try paneer dishes is at restaurants. Now I am buying paneer regularly and hunting new recipes to try.
 Paneer burji is the easiest of all and perfect for beginners.It is made with scrambled paneer, tomatoes and flavorful spices. Healthy and protein packed this is also  the  easiest stuffing for chapati wraps. I tried this for my kids lunch box and it was a success.

Crumbled Paneer- 2 cup
Onion- 1 medium
Tomato- 1 medium
Green chilly chopped-2
Ginger garlic paste- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala- 1/4 tsp
Chaat Masala.a pinch(optional)
Coriander leaves chopped-a handful

Crumble paneer with your hands and keeps aside( do not use food processor). Chop onions and tomatoes into small pieces and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Roast till there is a nice aroma Add onion and green chilly saute till onion changes color. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw flavor or disappears. Next goes diced tomatoes and saute for a minute till it is cooked but not mashed. Put in all the spice powders and salt and finally the crumbled paneer. Close the lid and lower heat and allow to cook for two minutes. Finally add chaat masala and coriander leaves and serve warm with chapatis.

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Hope you will all enjoy


  1. Wonderful looking platter with a satisfying dish!

  2. OMG!!!its so tempting!!! love to have with roti!!!
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  3. That sounds so easy... should definitely try soon..

  4. My all time fav , so nicely done n loved that serving platter :)
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  5. Simply delicious..Looks so yumm Suja!!

  6. It has always been a double ok for paneer dishes and a perfect platter u had put out there..tasty

  7. That platter looks so yum ...

  8. Looking delicious. I too made paneer bhurji yedterday night. Going to post soon.
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  9. Super Paneer Bhurji looks very tempting and delicious !!

  10. such a mouthwatering and colorful bhurji.
    Love it !!!

  11. Love paneer bhurji,simply inviting and tempting..

  12. Yummy paneer burji..looks similar to egg burji n simple too..lovely presentation!!

  13. yummy paneer burji, perfect with rotis..if u r interested , plz send it to my event..didnt want to miss a lovely entry..:)

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  14. Wow.. the bhurji is so mouthwatering :D Yummyyy

  15. anytime panner recipes are welcome..nice yummy panner bhurji..liked ur liked suja!

  16. Perfect and mouth watering. My husband makes some mean paneer bhruji :)

  17. Delicious to have this with roti..YUM!

  18. delicious combination of flavours looks wonderful

  19. Paneer BHurji is a a regular in my house. I luv it with chapatti. You have made it to perfection !

  20. Love paneer bhurji,simply inviting and tempting..

  21. For my daughtie,Paneer is something she die for..Your bhurji looks extremely tempting.

  22. Delicious paneer bhurji and nice presentation.

  23. Paneer bhurji is a perfect side dish for dinner.I love this..........

  24. Yummy looking paneer favorite....very nicely presented

  25. Never tried paneer bhurji so far,looks and sounds good,nice recipe!

  26. Beautiful clicks and excellent dish!

  27. Oh, wow! what a neat and colourful presentation!! I am clean-bowled with your paneer bhurji dish!!

  28. Stunning paneer burji suja, love to have it with naan.Lovely presentation.

  29. Paneer burji looks very colorful and delicious...nice combination with chapathi :)

  30. Colorful n tasty side dish...Love to have with some roti

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  32. Looks irresistible! Love to have it with roti

  33. platter is so attractive and bhurji veery tempting

  34. enikku vayya...superb recipe...ethu nyan kazhichittilla..but I am sure it will be very tasty....yummmm

  35. The best side for rotis that can be made in a jiffy ! love it

  36. Wonderful, yummy, spicy and tasty bhurji. Looks tempting.

  37. Mouth watering picture, delicious looking Paneer bhurji! Lovely platter, too :)

  38. So yummy and delicious paneer bhurji,mouthwatering presentation.

  39. Wow Suja, burji looks just perfect. The other day I made paneer do pyaaza. will post the recipe :) You might like it.

  40. Paneer Bhurji looks fantastic! You do tempt me with such a scrumptious dish! I love it.Hey sorry for the delay in posting that dish..the pictures need to be watermarked and write-up isn't hubby's tooth extraction came in the way.. so stay tuned, "next to next" post is one of yours.

  41. suja lovely click- it looks YUMMMMMMMMMM !

  42. incredible...looks so incredible..I could finish up the whole at one time...:P)

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  43. Bhurji and paratha is always a yummy meal! great dish dear!

  44. Yummy paneer bhurji..We too have this in our drafts!

  45. Paneer burji is too yummy, looks inviting.

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  46. perfect recipe..just tried it out n came out really well...
    thanks dear

  47. Thanks for the feedback glad you liked it:)


  48. very yummy and perfect ... looking awesome looks so inviting n tempting too..
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