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Paneer Bhurji Gravy

Paneer bhurji is one of quick , delicious and also one of the best paneer dishes from North India. This paneer recipe  Indian cottage cheese or Paneer is cooked in onion, tomato masala and spice. It is dinner or breakfast dish you can make in 20 minutes or so.
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Course: Breakfast, dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine, north indian
Keyword: Paneer bhurji, paneer recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 289kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar
Cost: 1.5$


  • Non-Stick Pan (US)
  • kadai


  • 200  grams  paneer / cottage cheese grated or crumbled
  • ½  cup  onions finely chopped
  • cup  Tomatoes Puree puree
  • teaspoon  Ginger paste/grated
  • ¼ cup  Capsicum  finely diced
  • ¼ cup  carrot finely diced
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • teaspoon  Cumin seeds
  • teaspoon  Coriander powder
  • ½  teaspoon  Cumin powder
  • teaspoon  Red chili powder
  • ½  teaspoon  Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon lemon Juice of
  • Salt to taste
  • tablespoons  butter
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 15 grams Ginger to garnish


how to make paneer bhurji recipe

  • In a  pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds, allow it to crackle.
  • Then, add grated ginger and fry for a minute or until raw smell goes off
  • Add finely chopped onions and fry for 2-3 minutes until onions are light pink and soft.
  • Add finely diced carrots, capsicum, and peas. Saute for few minutes till veggies are soft.
  • Add coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric, salt to taste and cook for a minute.
  • Add fresh tomato puree, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes until masala is fully cooked
  • Then, add grated paneer mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Finally, add chopped coriander and mix, Finish with a tablespoon of butter and mix it well.
  • Paneer Bhurji is ready to be served.


Serving: 100gram | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3775IU | Vitamin C: 33.3mg | Calcium: 298mg | Iron: 2.6mg