Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Paneer Bhurji | Paneer Stir Fry


Paneer Bhurji is a most popular north Indian recipe made from crumbled paneer. Bhurji means scrambled, so we can call this as scrambled cottage cheese. Paneer can be used very easily and it can give a high protein in your diet. This paneer bhurji will give good taste and also its a quick stuffing to roll the chapatis. So you can choose it for lunch box for the kids and your family.







Method


1.First crumble the paneer and keep it aside.( If u r using frozen paneer, put the paneer in hot water for 15 to 20 Min's and then squeeze the excess water and then scramble it.) Second chop the veggies into small pieces.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, once they fried add onion followed by chopped ginger and green chillies, fry for a minute.

3. When onion turns light brown add chopped tomatoes, fry till they soft.

4. Then add finely chopped capsicum and fry it for a minute.Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chili powder(optional) stir it well. then add garam masala  and lemon juice into it and mix it well.

5. Finally add crumbled paneer and let them cook for some time in order to blend the spices. don't cook the paneer for long time it become hard.

6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapatis.


Note: you can add cooked carrots and peas to enhance the taste of bhurji.  You can add multicolour capsicum  to look bhurji  colourful.