Thursday, December 12, 2013

Palak Paneer Bhurji

Want to finish off making the sidedish for  roti within few minutes..??Then this one is for you..which is a perfect combo for the Roti and also it takes very short time to prepare...They taste yummy too and a healthy balanced dish which a combo of greenies and protein...
Try this and have it with Roti...It will become a part of your dish at home..

Serves: 3
1 Cup of Palak leaves,washed and chopped finely
200 gms of cottage cheese/Paneer,grated
1 onion chopped finely
5 to 6 pods of garlic,crushed
4 to 5 nos. of green chillies,chopped finely
1 Tsp of Red chilli powder
A pinch of turmeric powder
1 Tsp of oil
1 Tsp of Cumin seeds


Wash the palak and chop it.Keep it aside.
Chop the onions finely.Chop the green chillies too.Keep it aside.
Crush the garlic pods and keep it ready.
Heat 1/2 a tsp of oil in a pan.
Add the crushed garlic and saute it in low flame.

Then add the chopped palak leaves and saute it nicely.
Add little salt and mix well.
Keep the palak aside.

In the same pan add the remaining 1/2 Tsp of oil and heat it.
Add cumin seeds , chopped onions and saute it.

After the onions get fried well,add the grated paneer to the pan.
keep the flame in low.
Then add chilli powder and turmeric powder.

Mix well.
Then add the palak (that had been saute'd earlier).
Add required amount of salt .
Don't saute it for long time or else the paneer will turn very hard..

Have it with Roti..


  • Don't saute the mixture for longer time or else the mixture might turn very hard.
  • Instead of Paneer you can add Tofu -Soya Paneer
  • Any type of green leaves can be added.
  • You can roll them in the roti and have it as frankies.
  • Grate the paneer instead of crumbling it.Use a grater for grating the paneer.

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