Paneer bhurji- Scrambled cottage cheese in tomato and onion gravy
Recipe Type: Sides
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Serves: 4
  • Cottage cheese or Paneer- 250gm, crumbled
  • Onion- 1 large, blanched and pureed
  • Tomato- 2 med, blanched and pureed
  • Cashew paste- 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli- 1, chopped fine
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1tsp
  • Coriander-cumin powder-1 tsp
  • Paprika powder- ½ tsp
  • Bay leaf- 1
  • Salt- to taste
  • Sugar- ½ tsp
  • Turmeric or haldi- ¼tsp
  • Garam masala- ¼tsp
  • Milk- ½ cup
  • Kasuri methi- ½tsp
  • Oil or Clarified butter- 2tbsp
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  1. Heat oil or ghee in thick bottomed pan. Add the bay leaf and saute for a few secs. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
  2. Add onion paste and fry for a min. Stir in the cashew paste and saute for two more min.
  3. After the mixture changes colour, add the tomato paste and mix well.
  4. Add the chopped green chilli, turmeric piowder, Coriander cumin powder, salt, sugar, red chilli powder and mix well.
  5. Stir in the crumbled paneer and milk and allow the mixture to simmer for 2 min
  6. Add the garam masala and kasuri methi and mix well.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis.
Pureed onions can be replaced with chopped onions
Recipe by Honest Cooking at