Palak Paneer Bhurji Recipe -Spiced Cottage Cheese Scramble With Spinach Recipe
A twist to the traditional paneer bhurji, addition of palak makes this recipes delicious and a great side to go with phulka or paratha.
Palak Paneer Bhurji Recipe (Spiced Cottage Cheese Scramble With Spinach Recipe) is the recipe that is taken inspiration from a very classical egg preparation which is called the "Bhurji". The paneer is crumbled and sauteed with palak to give it a scramble appearance like that of the Egg bhurji.
Adding palak will help to keep your Iron content high when it is consumed for breakfast. It is best served by stuffing it inside a toasted pao with butter.
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Equipment used : heavy bottomed pan
- 200 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , crumbled
- 50 grams Spinach Leaves (Palak) , finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Tomato , finely chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 2 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
- Salt , to taste
- Oil , for cooking
How to make Palak Paneer Bhurji Recipe -Spiced Cottage Cheese Scramble With Spinach Recipe
To begin making the Palak Paneer Bhurji recipe, first prep all the ingredients and make the homemade paneer by following the link.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.
Once the cumin seeds have crackled add the ginger , garlic , green chili and onion fry till it turns light brown. And add tomatoes, saute till they have softened and the most of the moisture is evaporated.
Now add the spinach and saute until the spinach is cooked.
Once the spinach is cooked add the spice powders and the crumbled paneer.
Add a dollop of butter and saute the ingredients until well combined and simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes for the flavors to seep into the Paneer Bhurji.