Paneer Bhurji by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 20, 2013

This paneer bhurji is a favorite among many. It is spicy and taste great with bread or parathas. Most important is to use fresh paneer and make it just before serving...


Mashed paneer 1 Cup (16 tbs) (cottage cheese)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped tomato 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pav bhaji masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon (1/4
Finely chopped green chili 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



1. Place a griddle on flame, heat oil, add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

2. Add onion and sauté over high flame for 1-2 minutes.

3. Add tomato, 2 tablespoons of water, stir constantly and cook over low flame for 2-3 minutes.

4. Stir in pav bhaji masala, turmeric powder, chili powder, green chili and 1 tablespoon of water. Cook over medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

5. Add paneer, salt, chopped coriander and 1 tablespoon of water. Stir occasionally and cook for another 1-2 minutes.


6. Serve hot with bread toast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274Calories from Fat 166

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 689 mg28.71%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet