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paneer burji recipe
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Paneer bhurji recipe, how to make paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer bhurji recipe. Quick and easy scrambled paneer with veggies!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Harini


  • 200 grams paneer grated or scrambled
  • 1/3 green bell pepper very finely chopped
  • 1/3 red bell pepper very finely chopped
  • 1/3 yellow bell pepper very finely chopped
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2-3 green chilies slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger-garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Salt


  • Bring out the paneer from refrigerator and thaw for 30-60 minutes. Scramble the paneer well with hands. It is ok if there are few uneven pieces of paneer.
  • Heat a kadai with 1 tablespoon oil. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle. Add slit green chilies, minced ginger-garlic and saute well till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add finely chopped onions and saute till color changes slightly.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes and mix well. Saute till the tomatoes turn mushy and leave out oil.
  • Add finely chopped bell peppers and mix well. Saute in high flame for 3-4 minutes. Season with salt. Add garam masala powder and turmeric powder. Mix well and saute for 6-7 more minutes.
  • Add scrambled paneer and toss quickly. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add finely chopped cilantro leaves and mix well. Remove from flame. Add lemon juice just before serving paneer bhurji.


1. Veggies are optional.
2. Do not cook for more time after adding paneer.
3. Add lemon juice just before serving.


Calories: 280kcal