by Tarla Dalal
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Paneer bhurji is a popular preparation loved by indians across the world. It is an easy, spicy dish that tastes great with bread and parathas! down south, paneer bhurji is sometimes used as a stuffing for dosas to make paneer dosa, similar to the aloo-filled masala dosa! the most important tip for making fantastic paneer bhurji is to use fresh cottage cheese, and make the bhurji just before serving; otherwise it tends to get a little soggy.
- Heat the oil on a tava (griddle) and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the pav bhaji masala, turmeric powder, chilli powder, green chillies and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the paneer, salt and coriander and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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