Paneer Bhurji (Scrambled Cottage Cheese) is one of the simplest and quick recipes and yet so tasty and delicious. My favourite with Parantha or Roti. Enjoy the full recipe.
How to make Paneer Ki Bhurji:
Objective: Learn how to make authentic Paneer Bhurji (Scrambled Cottage Cheese).
Preparation Time: 5-7 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Total time: 20-25 minutes
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Recipe Specific Ingredients:
Cottage Cheese: 500 Gms
Onions: 2 Mid sized
Tomatoes: 2 Mid sized
Asafoetida: 1 pinch
Cumin Seeds: 1 tea spoon
Ginger Powder: 1 tsp
Fennel Powder: 1 tea spoon
Coriander Powder: 1/2 tsp
Pepper Corn: 1 tsp
Big Cardamom: 2-3 Pieces
Cinnamon: 1 piece of 1 inch length
Salt: 1 tsp (as per taste)
Green Chilies: 2-3
Red Chilly powder: 1/2 tsp
Mustard Oil: 1spoon
Garlic: 4-5 cloves
Ginger: 1 inch
How to do the basic preparation:
Mesh the cottage cheese.
Chop the onions and tomatoes
Grind 1 tsp of pepper corns, 3-4 big cardamom and 1 inch of cinnamon to powder.
Chop Ginger garlic or make a paste.
Buy the utensils and appliances for chopping and walnut wooden cutting board here.
How to cook:
Heat some oil (1 to 1 1/2 tea spoon) in a pan.
Add some asafoetida (1 pinch), cumin 1 tsp and saute it well.
Add chopped onions. Fry them till they turn translucent.
Add chopped garlic, ginger paste.
Add chopped tomatoes. Fry till oil starts separating out.
Add the spices 1/2 tsp turmeric, 12 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp fennel powder, 1/2 red chili powder and salt.
Mix it well
Add the meshed cottage cheese.
Mix the ingredients well.
Add chopped green chillies and cook for 5-7 minutes on low to medium flame.
Add powdered cinnamon, cardamom and pepper corn.
Mix all the ingredients and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
Add coriander leaves.
Mix it well
Dish out and serve it hot.