Sunday, November 2, 2008

Paneer Bhurji (पनीर भुर्जी)

Paneer Bhurji (पनीर भुर्जी)
( "Do not cry over spoilt milk" - Yeah you read it right... Paneer (Cottage cheese) is nothing but curdled milk. Paneer is a source of protein for those who adhere to vegetarian. If you feel that you are missing something when others enjoy Egg Bhurji , try this one.)
Ingredients : (Serves 4)
2 cup grated Paneer , 1/2 cup finely chopped onion ,
3-4 grated cloves of garlic , Salt to taste , 3 green chillies finely chopped,
1 tbspn oil , 1 tomato , 1/4 tspn Cumin
Procedure :
Heat oil in a pan . Add cumin followed by garlic , onions and tomato. Mix well and let cook.
If you are using store pack paneer , you need to grate it as it is in the form of a slab.
Add Grated Panner , finely chopped green chillies , Salt to taste . Stir well , Garnish with cilantro. Paneer Bhurji is ready to serve.
Procedure to make paneer :
To prepare paneer, food acid (usually lemon juice, vinegar, or yogurt) is added to hot milk to separate the curds. The curds are then drained in a muslin cloth and excess water is pressed out.


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