Paneer Bhurji: Easy and nutritious recipe to start the week!

Prep time: 7 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Serves: 2

Updated: Jun 16, 2021 | 21:24 IST

Paneer Burji Recipe with steps: Paneer AKA Indian cottage cheese is said to be the Indian version of cheese. Paneer bhurji is made of herbs, spices, you can also put the choice of veggies. Can be served with any type of Indian Bread. Cooking time is less than 15mins, it’s a very basic, simple meal and simply delicious. It’s a good lunch option, and is enjoyed by all.


Serves 2
  • ghee1 tablespoon
  • oil1 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds1 teaspoon
  • ginger garlic paste1 tablespoon
  • onion1 cup
  • turmeric powder1 teaspoon
  • kashmiri mirch powder1 teaspoon
  • tomato1 cup
  • water As required
  • salt As required
  • capsicum1/2 cup
  • paneer2 cup
  • garam masala1 teaspoon
  • green chilli1 teaspoon
  • coriander powder As required


Step 1

In a heavy bottom pan or kadhai, heat oil and butter/ghee together. Add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Then add garlic, ginger and green chilies and fry for a minute or until raw smell goes off.

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Step 2

Add onions and fry for 3-4 minutes until onions become soft and translucent.

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Step 3

Add turmeric, Kashmiri red chilli powder, tomatoes and sauté for another minute. Add water if needed, Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until tomatoes are soft. Add salt as per taste.

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Step 4

Add capsicum and cook for another minute. Then, add paneer, garam masala powder, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Throw in some green chillies as per taste. Paneer Bhurji is ready to be served. Dish out and garnish with coriander leaves.

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