Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji

Published January 31, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 35 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 15 min


Paneer bhurji is a delicious paneer recipe that is very easy to make. It is an excellent source of protein especially so if you are a vegetarian. It tastes best hot served with parathas or chapattis. The leftover bhurji forms a sumptuous sandwich filling which you can savor at breakfast or with your evening tea.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approximately 1/2 cup
Calories per serving: 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.0g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.6g 3%
Sodium 299mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 7.6g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Protein 8.7g 12%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1/2 pound fresh paneer cheese, grated
  • 2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, grated
  • 4-5 green chilies, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves, finely chopped

Step by Step:

  1. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet. Fry onion, till translucent, and then add sliced green chilies, sauté for 2 minutes.
  2. Add grated tomatoes, salt and turmeric powder and cook on medium heat for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add grated paneer and mix well. Cover the pan with a lid for 2-3 minutes or longer if there is water left.
  4. Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve hot.