Paneer Bhurji

Hey all!! Paneer Bhurji is a very easy, simple yet tasty recipe that can be made with the simplest ingredients. If you have paneer at home and do not want to go into the elaborate process of making paneer gravy you can make this recipe and have it with paratha/roti. This bhaji is simply delicious and best for lunch or tiffin. I have used homemade fresh paneer you can use the ready paneer also. So Lets get cooking…


Paneer/Cottage Cheese – 250 grams

Tomatoes (finely chopped) – 2 large

Onion (finely chopped) – 2 large

Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp

Garlic (grated or finely chopped) – 2-3 cloves

Green Chillies (finely chopped) – 2 pieces (if the lesser spicy ones)

Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp

Coriander-Cumin/Dhania-Jeera Powder – 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp

Jeera/Cumin – 1 tsp

Salt as per taste

Water – 3-4 tbsp

Oil – 1 tbsp

Asafoetida/Hing – 1 tsp

Coriander Leaves (finely chopped) – 1/4 cup


1) In a wok take the oil and then add the hing and jeera. Once the jeera crackles add the ginger paste saute for few seconds. Then add the garlic and green chillies and saute for few seconds.

2) Now add the onions and saute till lightly brown in color. Now add the tomatoes and let it cook till bit soft. Now add the turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, cumin-coriander powder and garam masala and let the tomatoes cook till it leaves oil.

3) Meanwhile crumble the paneer. Once the tomatoes are cooked add in the crumbled paneer and mix it all well.

4) Once properly mixed add the water and mix everything together. Lower the flame of the gas to minimum and cover the wok and let it cook for 5 minutes. Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix it.

5) Serve hot.

4 responses to “Paneer Bhurji”

  1. All time favorite dish… Delicious…👌👍😋😋😋


    1. Thank you.. 🙂🙂


  2. Yummy my all-time favourite.your presentation so beautiful.


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I am a lawyer by profession but cooking has been my passion and hence my journey began as a home cook. I have been working with vegetarian recipes and post my recipes using simple ingredients and easy methods to follow.


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