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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Scrambled Cottage Cheese - Paneer Bhurji

Today I'm going to share with you one of my all time favorite super-quick meal recipe. This takes about 10-15 minutes to throw together and is a vegetarian alternative to scrambled eggs. Don't let that deceive you. Even though it is a vegetarian option, if you love cottage cheese like I do, you will love this. For all you egg lovers out there, just substitute the cottage cheese with eggs. And within sheer minutes, you will be sitting down to a warm, hearty and healthy meal.

Scrambled Cottage Cheese - Paneer Bhurji

(Serves 4)

250g Cottage Cheese / Paneer
1 medium sized onion, chopped
1 green chilly, chopped (Adjust the amount of spice to your liking)
1 small tomato, chopped
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
2-3 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves, chopped
Salt, to taste
1 tbsp. oil

Heat the oil in a pan.

Saute the onions and green chilly till onions turn soft and are lightly colored.

Add the turmeric powder and stir well.

Add the tomato and let it cook off for a minute or so.

Now crumble the cottage cheese into the pan and stir well to mix with the rest of the ingredients in the pan.

Add salt to taste.

Cook uncovered for a few minutes till the liquid has dried up.

Lastly, add the coriander leaves and stir well.

Serve with hot chapatis or bread.

This recipe has been linked to -
Decidedly Healthy or Horridly Decadent @ Ceo a's draiocht
Fun With Food Friday @ Paisley Passions
Whats Cooking Thursday @ Feeding Four


  1. Trisha - I know I would love this - will have to pick up som cottage cheese when I'm out to the store later. Thanks for sharing at the Decidedly Healthy or Horridly Decadent blog hop!

  2. Maggie, let me know what u think of it!

  3. DelISH!
    Can't wait to try this!

  4. Thanks Em and Lib!

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