Kids Special/ North Indian/ Side dish-without gravy-vegetarian



  1. Grated Paneer- 1 cup
  2. Ginger -finely chopped- 1/2 tsp
  3. Garlic -finely chopped- 1/2 tsp
  4. Onion -chopped- 1 medium sized
  5. Green chili-finely chopped-1 no
  6. Red chili powder-1/4 tsp ( or to taste)
  7. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  8. Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  10. Tomato-finely chopped- 1 small
  11. Coriander leaves- chopped- 1 tbsp
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Oil


  • Heat oil in a pan.Add ginger and garlic.Saute until raw smell leaves.
  • Next add onion and green chilies.Saute until onion turns translucent.
  • Reduce the flame to low and add red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder and garam masala.Saute for few seconds and add chopped tomato.Cook until it is soft.
  • Add grated paneer and salt to taste.Mix well until combined.( add few tbsp of water if required)
  • Cover and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.Remove the lid and stir well,cook for another 2 or 3 minutes.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Notes:i used 1/2 tsp kashmiri chili powder instead of red chili powder.You can also add cooked(or frozen) green peas and chopped capsicum along with paneer, if desired.

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    Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi
    May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm

    one f the most comforting meal. wonderful clicks

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    Priya Suresh
    May 20, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    The colour of the dish itself is very pleasing and attractive,delicious paneer bhurji.

  • Reply
    May 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    my kids fav.. nicely done

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