Protein-rich Paneer Bhurji (Cottage Cheese Scramble)

Start your day by preparing this super fast, healthy and protein-rich paneer bhurji or cottage
cheese scramble and serve it with slices of bread. This is an easy to make Indian breakfast. You can enjoy this Bhurji guilt-free for breakfast, lunch, snacks or for dinner too. Or you may pack bhurji into your lunch box also. This is easy to make one pot recipe and ready in 15 minutes!
          In 1 serving of paneer bhurji, you can receive 7.21 g of protein, 3.1 g of dietary fiber, and minerals. For vegetarians, this is one of the best ways to get enough protein to help build and repair lean muscles.


Preparation and Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Each serving of Paneer Bhurji contains 140 Calories.

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Ingredients :

  1. Paneer / Cottage Cheese 1 Cup (crumbled)
  2. Onion 1 medium, finely chopped
  3. Tomato 1 small, finely chopped
  4. Green pepper ¼ Cup, chopped
  5. Cumin Seeds 1 Tsp
  6. Green Chillies 3 strips, finely chopped
  7. Ginger-garlic paste 1 Tbsp
  8. Turmeric 1 Tsp
  9. Coriander Powder 1 Tsp
  10. Garam Masala 1 Tsp
  11. Red chili powder ½ Tbsp
  12. Salt 1 Tsp
  13. Coriander / Cilantro 2 Tbsp, chopped
  14. Veg. Oil 2-3 Tsp

Instructions :

  1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter cumin seeds and add green chilies and saute.
  2. Now add chopped onion, saute and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, green pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, salt, and the crumbled paneer and saute.
  5. Mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes and switch off the flame.
  6. Add chopped coriander and mix well.
  7. Here, Paneer Bhurji is ready to serve, serve hot with chapatis or with slices of bread. Enjoy!!!

Dietary Comment:

It makes 3 servings. Based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Per serving contains 140 calories, along with carbohydrates - 13.31 g, dietary fibers - 3.1 g, fats - 7.38 g, proteins - 7.21 g.

Health Benefits of Paneer Bhurji:

  1. In 1 serving of paneer bhurji, you can receive 7.21 g of protein. For vegetarians, this is one of the best ways to get enough protein to help build and repair lean muscles.
  2. Paneer contains lots of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that help fight with rheumatoid arthritis.
  3. Keep hair and skin healthy: The consumption of paneer can give us healthy hair and nails because of its vitamins, protein, omega-6 fatty acid and antioxidants contents.
  4. Digestion: Paneer can improve your digestive systems because it can promote the hydrolysis of protein.
  5. Paneer is a high protein food having a high level of calcium and phosphorus which helps in building strong bones and teeth.
  6. Cumin seeds help in digestion and also prevents constipation.
  7. Chilies help in digestion and also contain small amounts of vitamin C.

Good Time To Eat :
             It is good to eat paneer bhurji for lunch, breakfast as well as an evening snack.

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