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Paneer Bhurji / Scrambled Cottage Cheese

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Here comes another paneer recipe from me. The recipe was sleeping in the draft section for a long time. Finally, it has come out today to be published for the blogging marathonevent. Thanks to the event.

This is one of the easiest paneer recipes, which can be prepared in a jiffy and at the same time gives a delicious taste. You will find a big list of serving suggestions for this recipe. It can be used as a stuffing for sandwich, side dish for roti/rice, stuffing for tortilla roll, can be used as a topping for bruschetta or can be eaten directly with spoon. I prefer the last option ๐Ÿ™‚

As TH and I like capsicum a lot, I added them with this dish. You can add any vegetables available at hand or simply go only with paneer. Everything goes out well with this dish.

Basic Information:  

Preparation Time: <15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 3

Ingredients:

Paneer – 1 cup, crumbled

Capsicum – 1/2 cup, cubed, any colour

Peas –  1/4 cup

Onion – 1/4 cup, finely chopped

Tomato – 1/4 cup, finely chopped

Green chilli – 2 no, slice vertically

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Red chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon (optional)

Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon

Salt – to taste

Oil – 3 teaspoons

Coriander leaves – for garnishing

Method:

1) Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and sliced green chillies. Allow it to crackle.

2) Add onion and saute well till it turns translucent.

3) Add tomato saute till it get completely mashes.

4) Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.

5) Add capsicums and peas. Stir fry for 5 minutes.

6) Add crumbled paneer and continue frying for another 2-3 minutes. Initially paneer forms a sticky texture but after few minutes, it will again get the crumble texture.

7) Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti/rice. We enjoyed it as stuffing for tortilla.

Note:

1) If you are making paneer at home, use the excess, shapeless corners while cutting into cubes for preparing this bhurji.

2) Store bought paneer also gives a best result for this dish.

3) Add any vegetables as per your choice.

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Vardhini

Nice clicks Uma .. happy weekend :).

Julie

Very tempting n tasty one..have tried it,delicious!!Nice clicks too..

Erivum Puliyum

Torviewtoronto

I make like this and we enjoying it very much deliciously done looks wonderful

Roshu

Superb clicks and delicious recipe

divya

absolutely fantastic & mouth-watery..;)

Ramya

awesome burji…nice clicks…i had the same rectangular dish that i lost while relocating ๐Ÿ™

Faseela

so healthy bhurji….it will taste haevenly….superb

Kaveri Venkatesh

Paneer an all time favorite at home…and this recipe comes to rescue most of the times. Love it.

Prathima Rao

The ever popular & fav, tasty burji!!
Prathima Rao
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Prathima Rao

The ever popular & tasty burji!!
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Christy Gerald

Very nice n Popular Panner Recipe Dear.A hat-trick recipe!.Drooling here

Jeyashris Kitchen

aah my fav paneer dish. Love this always for its simplicity . Nicely done uma

Aarthi

Awesome Recipe

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anthony stemke

A great paneer recipe, would go good in pita bread.
Thanks for posting.

Sravs

delicious paneer bhurji !!

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Priya Suresh

Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting paneer bhurji.

khushi

very colorful dish Uma….love the subtle touch of spices

Sangeetha M

Very yummy n simple recipe love it any time…very niceclicks Uma!!
Waiting for your last 7th recipe with paneer ๐Ÿ™‚ wats it ??

Jayanthy Kumaran

sounds tasty & irresistable combo with my rotis now..;P
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Unknown

@ sangee, I am posted now. It is Sandesh. ๐Ÿ™‚

Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious and colorful looking paneer bhurji. Wonderfully prepared.

Deepa
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HemasAdugemane

nice burji. i love them.

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Deeps @ Naughty Curry

i love paneer burji.. and even i like adding capcicum to it ๐Ÿ™‚

Rookie Qookie

This looks gr8 !!

K & B

Yummy ! Never thought of making a dish like this with bell peppers

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