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Monday, August 20, 2012

Paneer Bhurji ( Mashed cottage cheese )

Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of preparation : 40-55 rupees

Ingredients: Paneer/cottage cheese (  200 gm ), finely chopped onion ( medium, 1 no. ), finely chopped carrot ( 1/3 cup ), minced tomato ( small, 1 no. ), green chilli ( 2-3 nos ), roasted cumin-chilli powder ( 1/3 tsp ), coriander powder ( 1/3 tsp ), garam masala ( a pinch ), minced coriander leaves ( 1 tbs ), ginger garlic paste ( 1/3 tsp), oil ( 1 tsp), salt.

Cooking: Boil water in a saucepan . Add salt and paneer pieces. Boil for 3-4 mins. Drain the water and lightly mash the paneer pieces.

Heat oil in a wok. Add the onions and fry till translucent. Follow with ginger garlic paste. Fry for 3-4 mins

Add carrot, green chilli and tomato along with a little salt. Add all the spices except for coriander powder. Stir fry for 3-4 mins.

Add the mashed panner and mix well. Stir fry for 2 mins.

Remove from the wok and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with rotis/paratha/rice.

Note: This recipe can also be prepared without onion and ginger garlic paste. Add a few juliennes of ginger instead,


  1. Deliciouslyprepared paneer bhurji..

  2. My all time favourite, simply love this bhurji to have with anything.


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