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Paneer Bhurji, in a very easy and quick style. No sauteeing of onion-tomato gravy. A recipe where the softness of Paneer is balanced with crunchy veggies. Perfect for busy mornings. Make a roll or just like that.

Paneer Bhurji

Paneer is one thing which enjoys a mass fan following. From kids to oldies, everybody (of course with some exceptions, like me) is a Paneer fan. Half the menu card of any restaurant is filled with Panneer dishes. Really, its crazy!

Paneer is undoubtedly one of the most versatile ingredients. Its addition to any dish makes it rich and tastier. Both my sons are very fond of Paneer and can have it practically every other day.

And since it is loaded with health benefits too, so, as mothers, even we don’t mind making it often.

Health Benefits Of Paneer

  • Rich in Protein and calcium, thus a boon for vegetarians.
  • Source of good and healthy fats.
  • Low in carbs and thus good for weight loss.
  • You can read in detail here.

Other than the health benefits, its biggest advantage is that n number of dishes can be made with it. You can enjoy it raw or cooked. A very versatile ingredient.

Of all the Paneer dishes, Paneer Bhurji is just ideal for busy mornings as it gets ready in less than 10 minutes. A favourite of all. So, you can be sure of getting back an empty lunch-box.

When there are no veggies then curdle milk and make Paneer Bhurji

Thanksgiving

You might be wondering that thanksgiving for such an easy recipe too! But yes. As I mentioned above, I am an exception who doesn’t like Paneer. Therefore, have to look for its perfect recipes. This recipe is of my sister in law Tripti Gupta. She makes it in this style and is loved by everybody. One more thing, she makes it without onions and still tastes yummy. So, just omit onions and proceed thereafter as given in the recipe.

Brownie Points Of Paneer Bhurji

  • The recipe I am sharing with you is a very easy peasy one.
  • It is a very colourful recipe.
  • Capsicum is added to it which makes it colourful as well crunchy to the otherwise soft paneer.
  • This is also a wonderful way to feed veggies to children.
  • Do not add a lot of spices to it but still, it tastes excellent.
  • A very quick recipe so ideal for busy mornings.
  • Ideal for wraps/rolls.

It is a recipe I would like you to try for sure. So, next time you make Paneer Bhurji, do make it with this recipe. And, I am sure you will stick to it then on.

Must read: How to Make Paneer. If you have difficulty in making paneer at home then do read this recipe. You can omit the herbs and curdle milk as it is.

Paneer Bhurji In Food Processor

I love to use my kitchen appliances to the fullest. A food processor is one such appliance. I have to use it at least once (in fact more) every day.

And a quick recipe gets even quicker when you use appliances like a food processor. Onions, tomatoes as well capsicum, everything when chopped in the food processor takes hardly 1 minute (that too, when I chop these separately). And the best part is crumbling the Paneer! I know, you can use a grater or just smash it with hands. But try it in the food processor and you will love it. Perfect crumbs, no paste-like and that too in just 2 or 3 seconds.

Paneer Bhurji

Step By Step Recipe To Make Paneer Bhurji

  • Chop onions, capsicum, tomatoes and crumble paneer. I use my food processor for chopping as well crumbling paneer.
  • Heat oil in a wok. Add chopped onions, capsicum, crumbled paneer and tomatoes together. Yes, everything together!
  • Mix salt and Garam Masala.
  • Toss everything on high flame and continue cooking till all the water dries up. This is because Paneer has a lot of water and when heated it releases it.
  • By the time water dries up, veggies too gets cooked partially. As we want little crunchy veggies only.
  • When all the water in it almost dries up then add tomato ketchup.
Paneer Bhurji
  • Toss and its ready.
  • Do not cook much after the water has dried up else Paneer will get chewy.
  • Garnish with green coriander.
  • Serve with love, chapati optional.

Jain Paneer Bhurji

This recipe of Paneer bhurji tastes awesome even without onions. Follow the recipe as it is sans onions. Believe me, you will love that version too. So, now for your Jain friends or during holy periods like Navratra etc, enjoy the Jain version of this yummy paneer Bhurji.

Recipe Card Of Paneer Bhurji

Easy And Quick Paneer Bhurji

An easy & quick recipe, wherein, soft Paneer is balanced with crunchy veggies. Perfect for busy mornings. Also, check the Jain version.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Paneer Crumble
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Author Samira

Ingredients

  • 200 g Paneer
  • 1 Pc Onion
  • 1 Pc Tomato
  • 1 Pc Capsicum
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala (Whole Spice Powder)
  • 2 tsp Tomato Ketchup (Optional)
  • Chopped Green Coriander To Garnish

Instructions

  1. Chop onions, capsicum, tomatoes and crumble paneer. I use my food processor for chopping as well crumbling paneer.
  2. Heat oil in a wok. Add chopped onions, capsicum, tomatoes and crumbled Paneer. Yes, all together!

  3. Mix salt and Garam Masala.

  4. Toss everything on high flame and continue cooking till all the water dries up. This is because Paneer has a lot of water and when heated it releases it.

  5. By the time water dries up, veggies too gets cooked partially. As we want little crunchy veggies only

  6. When all the water in it almost dries up then add tomato ketchup.
  7. Toss and its ready.
  8. Do not cook much after the water has dried up else Paneer will get chewy.

  9. Garnish with green coriander.

  10. Serve with love, chapati optional.

Jain Paneer Bhurji

  1. This recipe of Paneer bhurji tastes awesome even without onions. Follow the recipe as it is sans onions. Believe me, you will love that version too.

Recipe Notes

 

  1. Cook on high flame only otherwise Paneer will get chewy.  It takes roughly 5 to 6 minutes. During this time, water evaporates and other veggies are cooked too.
  2. Keep tossing every now n then.
  3. Switch off the flame as soon as the water dries up, otherwise paneer will get rubbery (chewy).

Hope you will surely try out this easy, quick and healthy recipe of Paneer Bhurji for your loved ones. Do not forget to share your feedback. Your feedback fuels my enthusiasm to post more good content.

Must Read – How To Make Paneer

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