Paneer Burji

Paneer burji is one of the simple and easy paneer recipe with an amazing taste when served with Indian flat  breads. You can use the leftover burji to prepare grilled sandwiches or as a stuffing in parathas or can be stuffed within a roti or chapati  with some chopped onions,capsicum and make paneer burji frankie or rolls.


1 cup crumbled paneer
1 tblsp oil
1 onion finely chopped
1 finely chopped tomato
2 tblsp finely chopped capsicum
1 green chilli finely chopped
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder ( I used chana masala pdr)
1/2 tsp turmeric/ haldi pdr
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
Chopped coriander leaves
1/2 tsp lemon juice


  • Heat oil in a pan, put chopped onions and fry till they turn slightly golden brown
  • Add ginger garlic paste, saute for 2-3 mins
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy and soft
  • Add chopped capsicum , little salt and cook for 5 mins
  • Now its time to add the spice powders one by one
  • Put red chilli pdr, haldi, garam masala pdr, and roast on a low flame for 2 mins
  • Add the crumbled paneer, salt to taste and kasuri methi and mix gently without mashing the paneer
  • Sprinkle 2-3 spoons of water and cook on a low flame untill the paneer gets cooked  well
  • Dont overcook the paneer as it turns hard and chewy
  • Mix gently and make sure everything id combined well.
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice
  • Serve hot with chapati or phulkas.


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