Paneer Bhurji / Scrambled Paneer with Vegetables

"Paneer Bhurji – A simple scrambled paneer recipe with fresh homemade paneer, vegetables, and spices. A perfect dry curry for rotis and parathas."


Paneer Bhurji






40 M




Simple & delicious

– 2 tsp oil – 1 tsp panch phoron spice mix – ¼ cup onion chopped – 1 cup tomato chopped (160 grams) – 1.25 tsp salt – ½ cup bell peppers chopped (75 grams) – 1 tsp coriander powder – ½ tsp red chili powder – ½ tsp cumin seeds – 2 tbsp water optional – 2 cups paneer homemade paneer (crumbled) – 1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves crushed – 1 tbsp cilantro chopped – 1 tbsp lemon juice optional Measurement details: 1 cup = 240ml; 1 tbsp = 15ml; 1 tsp = 5ml.

You will need:


Simple & easy-to-follow

Step 1

- Heat a pan or kadai and add two tsp of oil. When the oil is hot, add one tsp of panch phoron spice mix. (Refer recipe notes for substitutions). Fry for 30 seconds, and then add ¼ cup of chopped onion. Saute until the onions are soft and translucent.

Step 2

- Then add the chopped tomatoes(1 cup, approx 160 grams) and salt. Mix well and let it cook till they are soft and mushy.

Step 3

- Now add the chopped bell peppers (½ cup, approx 75 grams), ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp red chili powder, and ½ tsp cumin powder.

Step 4

- Cook till the bell peppers are soft and tender. It should have that crunch. If required, sprinkle little water. But no need to cover and cook. Now add the crumbled paneer and mix well. Make sure the paneer is incorporated well. Let it cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

- Finally, add 1 tsp of crushed dried fenugreek leaves and cilantro. Mix well and turn off the heat.

Step 6

- Before serving, add lemon juice (optional) and relish the curry.

Hello all, I am Srividhya, the person behind Vidhya's Vegetarian Kitchen. My blog is all about vegetarian and vegan food with unique and exciting recipes from all over the world.

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