Paneer Bhurji Recipe

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Paneer Bhurji
How To Make Paneer Bhurji
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Paneer Bhurji Recipe: Paneer crumbled and cooked with cashew nuts, tomato, kasuri methi and a variety of spices. Paneer bhurji is just the ieal dish as a side for lunch paired with curd and chapati.

Ingredients of Paneer Bhurji

  • 500 gms paneer
  • 1 kg tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp desi ghee
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 whole red chillies
  • 1 piece mace
  • 5 green cardamoms
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 2 black pepper corns
  • 3 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic & ginger, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi powder
  • 1 cup cashew nut paste
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seed powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt
  • Little bit of lemon juice
  • For the marinade:
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder

How to Make Paneer Bhurji

  • 1.Cut half the paneer into cubes and crumble the other half. Marinate with ginger and garlic paste, salt and red chilli powder.
  • 2.Slice tomatoes into quarters. Heat desi ghee in a pan, add bay leaves, whole red chillies, mace, green cardamoms, cloves, black pepper corns, garlic paste and ginger paste.
  • 3.As the garlic turns brown, add the tomatoes, salt and cook on low heat. Grind the tomato mixture and strain it.
  • 4.Blend the cashews and add the the tomato gravy to the blended cashew. Cook for some time in a low heat and add crumbled paneer and mix it well.
  • 5.Heat desi ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, chopped green chillies, chopped garlic and chopped ginger. As the garlic turns brown, add the onions.
  • 6.When the onions turn golden brown, add red chilli powder, cumin powder, Kasuri methi powder, tomato-cashew paste, cream and little bit of lemon juice and cook for some time.
  • 7.Now add the paneer cubes and cook for a minute on low heat.
  • 8.Then add the crumbled paneer mix and cook for a minute. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: paneer, tomatoes, desi ghee, bay leaves, whole red chillies, mace, green cardamoms, cloves, black pepper corns, garlic paste, ginger paste, cumin seeds, green chillies, garlic & ginger, onion, kasuri methi powder, red chilli powder, cumin seed powder, coriander leaves, Salt, Little bit of lemon juice, ginger, garlic paste, red chilli powder