Paneer Bhurji (Scrambled Paneer Masala)

What can be more appealing than a quick and easy Paneer recipe that can fill your dinner table with a bit of extra spice and flavor, without breaking your back after a hard day at work! Paneer Bhurji, also known as Scrambled Paneer, is just the thing you need to get oohs-and-aahs out of your family even on a weeknight. Just toss in some cottage cheese with some chopped vegetables and a dash of spices and you are all set. Serve it with fresh Chapatis or Naans. It not only makes for a deliciously easy meal, but is also healthy, filling and nutritious!

200 gms Paneer (Homemade Paneer Recipe)
1 tbsp Oil
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
2 Green Chillies
1 Small Onion
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 medium Tomato
1/2 tsp Salt

Chop the onions, tomatoes and chillies finely.

Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan, add the cumin seeds, chopped onions and the ginger garlic paste, fry till brown. Add the chillies and tomatoes and fry till they are soft and pulpy.

Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and little water so that all the masalas are well combined. Add grated paneer and fry for 5 minutes till the paneer blends into the masala.

Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with Rotis or Naan.

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Unknown said...

That looks very tasty.

Usha said...

This is one of my favorites, loved your version ! Lovely picture too...

Sayali said...

Mouthwatering snaps and recipes :)

A_and_N said...

This reminds me its been ages since I had paneer :|

Manju said...

oohh..this is always perfect for a lazy weekday dinner!

Unknown said...

Quick and healthy dinner!

zobars said...

looks yummy. hope you are doing okay..happy holidays

Deepa G Joshi said...

this looks really tasty..and a very quickie too.

Bergamot said...

Give me paratha and paneer bhurji anytime and I will devour's my fav dish

The Short (dis)Order Cook said...

That looks really interesting. I never thought of "scrambled paneer" before. I could definitely see myself snarfing a big glob of this.

Mansi said...

thanks for the compliments folks! I knew this would be a hit with several of you. Its so simple and tasty there's no way you can avoid loving this recipe!:)

Zobars - I'm doing good, busy with the baby and the new house! thanks for asking, and happy Holidays to you too!:)

Sujatha said...

I used to make this long back.. have totally forgotten about this dish.. Will have to try it soon.. Looks very good!

Mak said...

Umm!! very testy.
~ Mak