July 2, 2011

Paneer Bhurji....(scrambled Indian cheese)

one of the easy dish ...tastes yummy ...:) ..to tummy....:):) n healthy too...


½ pound   of fresh paneer
1            medium onion chopped finely
2           medium tomatoes chopped finely
3-4         garlic chopped 
¼ Cup     green peas    fresh or frozen
1-2         green chillies (optional)  finely chopped
¼ tsp      garam masala powder
1/4 tsp    coriander powder
½ tsp    cayenne pepper/chilli powder
½ tsp    cumin/jeera
salt to taste
1 Tsp    cooking oil of your choice.
freshly chopped cilantro for garnishing
add few drops of lime juice for extra taste....

  • Chop onions, tomatoes and green chillies and keep aside.
  • Take large sauté pan or kadai, heat oil, add cumin/jeera , garlic chopped and fry for a minute. 
  • Add chopped onion and green chilles, add little salt and cook till the onions are translucent .
  • Add green peas, chopped tomatoes ..
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and chilli powder. Stir and let the tomatoes cook till the tomatoes leave oil from its sides or for another 6 minutes approx. 
  • Meanwhile grate or crush by hands the paneer cube and add this to the onion-tomato mixture. Keep stirring continuously till all the flavours are blended together.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with rice or rotis/chapatti or any Indian Flat bread.ENJOY!!

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