Paneer bhurji is an easy and quick paneer dish of scrambled Indian cottage cheese with onion, tomatoes, and spices. to be served with roti, paratha, or any flatbreads or toast.
Bhurji in Hindi means scramble. There are many bhurji recipes, the most popular ones being Tofu bhurji, Soya bhurji, Egg bhurji in case you love eggs and ever-popular paneer bhurji or Cottage cheese scramble. Paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese that is a homemade paneer is considered the best. But if you can not make it or you are in a hurry, just go for store-bought paneer.
The combination of the following ingredients makes it tasty;
Spices – Very basic spices, turmeric, cumin, salt, red chilli powder.
Fresh – green chilli, ginger which is optional, onion, coriander leaves.
Oil– Neutral-tasting oil like canola oil.
While making bhurji, paneer is sautéed with onion and spices and remember to keep it simple and basic. The following recipe is dry paneer bhurji without tomatoes. In case you like a super spicy semi-dry paneer bhurji gravy recipe or Amritsari Paneer bhurji, the following is perfect paneer recipe to try.
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Preparing the spices
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