Scrambled mint paneer

Panner Burji


Scrambled paneer/paneer bhurji is a super simple and tasty recipe made using indian cottage cheese/paneer. Scrambled paneer also known as paneer bhurji is a popular north indian breakfast recipe made from crumbled paneer. ย As a variation have added Mint for an added flavour

Serv1es: 3-4
Preparation time :10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • Low fat Paneer-200gms
  • Chopped oonion-1medium
  • Chopped tomato-1medium
  • Chopped Bell peppers/capsicum-1medium
  • Chopped mint-1/4cup
  • Frozen peas-1/2cup
  • Minced garlic-2cloves
  • Green chilli paste-1/2tsp (alternatively red chilli powder can be used)
  • Salt-to taste
  • Turmeric-1/4tsp
  • Oil-1tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1tsp
  • Chopped coriander-to garnish


  • If using store bought paneer soak in hot water for 5-10minutes.
  • Then scramble the paneer either by using potato masher/ blender and set aside.
  • Heat oil in the pan; Add cumin seeds, minced garlic and saute for 1-2minutes.
  • Now add chopped onion, green chilli paste, tomato and fry for 3-4minutes/until the onion are translucent and tomatoes are soft.
  • Now add bell peppers/capsicum and saute until the bell peppers are tender and soft.
  • Add in turmeric, peas, salt and continue to fry on a low flame for 3-4minutes
  • Finally add scrambled paneer, mint mix well and simmer until heated through.
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve Immediately


  • Spices can be personalised as per the taste

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on September 14, 2014, in Breakfast, Indian, Side dish. Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. Jackie Saulmon Ramirez

    I wanted to tell you we made the lentils and spinach yesterday and it wad excellent. ๐Ÿ™‚


    • Thanks Jackie loved to hear that..It would be great honour to have a click so can post on my wall tagging to yourself…

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      • Jackie Saulmon Ramirez

        Better than that… My husband left a few minutes ago to get more ingredients to make more. He shops and cooks because I’m disabled but I find recipes. ๐Ÿ™‚ He and I both loved this one. I went back and posted the message on that page. I’d shout from the rooftops if I could… ๐Ÿ™‚ โค


      • I am really feeling blessed to have such a wonderful compliments..really sorry to hear about you…I am feeling today is the day where one of my objectives to meet the people whom I can share few recipes and inspire them…thanks a ton..would love to know if you need any particular recipe would love to explore and post ..thanks a ton for your support Jackie

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  2. Always neat to see what you have cooking Chitra!


  3. Love these scrambled one’s, I got to try with Tofu soon ๐Ÿ™‚ Yummy!!!


  4. I love making Paneer bhurji too. It is my favorite Protein fix. So healthy and delicious.


  5. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  6. Bhuriji s my fav:-) can I have a plate C:-


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