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Grated Paneer Bhurji

7 Sep

Grated Paneer Bhurji.

Onion and tomato is cooked in tempered oil along with cumin seeds till a thick gravy is formed. Fresh or frozen paneer is grated and added to the onion tomato gravy. Grated aneer bhurji can be served with roti or with steamed rice.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Grated Paneer Bhurji.


Paneer 1 Cup Grated
Ginger Garlic Paste 1/4 tsp
Onion 1
Tomato 2
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Red Chile Powder 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Grate the fresh paneer using thicker side of the grater and keep aside.
Remove stems, wash and chop the green chiles.
Peel, remove ends and finely chop the onion.
Wash and finely chop the tomatoes.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.

Heat oil in a pan on medium high heat, add cumin seeds and ginger garlic paste.
When cumin seeds start to sizzle, add chopped onion.
Fry the onion till it turns brown around the edges.
Then add green chiles and chopped tomatoes.
Cook till tomatoes completely soft.
Stir in garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Fry briefly, stir in around quarter cup of water.
Bring to boil and remove from heat.
Stir in grated paneer and garnish with chopped cilantro.
Keep covered until necessary and serve paneer bhurji with roti or with rice.
Notes: Make sure paneer is very tight so that it can be grated.

Suggestions: Adjust the spice with either green chiles or red chile powder.
Variations: Check other recipes with paneer here.
Other Names: Grated Paneer Bhurji.