Monday, August 27, 2012

Stir Fried Scrambled Cottage Cheese (Tawa Paneer Bhurji)

North Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Special
North Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Awadhi/Punjabi/Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Stir Fried Scrambled Cottage Cheese (Tawa Paneer Bhurji)
Serves 3-4

Classic North Indian Favorites 

Fresh Cottage Cheese (Paneer)- 200 Grams
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil-
Cumin Seeds (Jeera)-1 Tsp.
Onion- 2 Medium, Finely Chopped
Green Chillies- 3 to 4
Tomatoes- 3 to 4 Medium, Finely Chopped
Turmeric Powder (Haldi)- ½ Tsp.
Red Chilli Powder- 1 Tsp.
Coriander Powder- 2 Tsp.
Cumin Powder-  1 Tsp.
Salt- to Taste
Fresh Coriander Leaves (Dhaniya Patta)- 2 Tbsp., Finely Chopped

In a Non Stick Skillet (Kadhai), Heat Oil
Add Onion, Green Chillies & Sauté
Add Tomatoes & Sauté
(Let the Tomatoes Soften a bit, but not become Mushy to add the Masalas)

Add Dry Spices (Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Salt, Turmeric)
With the Bhunno Technique Fry the Spices till the Oil separates
Add Paneer, MixWell & let the Flavours absorb together on Slow Flame

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves
Serve Fresh with Phulka, Jeera Rice, Salad, Dal Fry, Curd, Pickle, Papad!

Can add Bell Pepper any Color (Shimla Mirch), Awadhi/UP Style Deep fried Onion Rings, Fried Cashew Nuts (Kaju), Green Peas (Matar), Spring Onion etc.
Sprinkling Garam Masala (1 Tsp.) at the end always gives any Bland Sabzi a Kick it needs!

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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