Paneer Bhurji

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Time25 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves3

One of the most popular savoury dishes made with cottage cheese or paneer, especially in the northern part of India, Paneer Bhurji is a great dish to start your day with. The creaminess of Paneer combined with the tanginess of tomatoes and the freshness of lemon and coriander leaves makes for a scintillating gastronomic experience. When you add Red Chilli powder, Kasuri Methi, Coriander powder and

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre289 Cal289 Cal289 Cal289 Cal
  • 18gProtein
  • 16gFat
  • 19gCarbs
  • 3gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2 teaspoons

Cumin

Cumin

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Kasuri Methi

Kasuri Methi

0.5 teaspoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Lemon

Lemon

1 unit

Onion

Onion

2 units

Ginger

Ginger

1 teaspoon

Tomato

Tomato

1 unit

Dairy

Paneer

Paneer

250 g

Other

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

2 teaspoons

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

2 units

Directions

1Crumble the paneer and set aside. Fine chop the green chilli, coriander leaves, onion,ginger, and tomato.
2Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, ginger and green chilli. Saute well.
3Add the chopped onion, cook until saute. Add all the powder spices and salt to taste. Saute well.
4Add tomato, cook until soft and mushy. Once the tomato is cooked add crumbled paneer and mix well.
5Add kasuri methi. finish with coriander leaves and lemon juice. Serve hot.

Health Benefits of Paneer Bhurji :

Paneer plays an extremely important role not just in this dish but in Indian cuisine at large. The soft creamy melt in the mouth texture is what makes it so lovable. But there’s more to paneer than just taste. There are many reasons why you should add it to your diet. Let’s look at a few of them. Paneer is a protein powerhouse. Just 100 grams of Paneer has about 14 grams of protein. Also, it is a

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