Paneer bhurji recipe dhaba style | How to make dry paneer bhurji


Dry paneer bhurji is a tasty and quick-to-make North Indian dish. Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) needs to be crumbled and then cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices. It is a very good source of protein, which makes this dish healthy. You can serve this dish as breakfast. Normally, it is served with roti or bread.


Ready hot restaurant style dry paneer bhurji served in a black plate on a table by homemakerjob
Dhaba Style Dry Paneer Bhurji by Homemakerjob


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Ready hot restaurant style paneer bhurji dry served in a black plate on a table by homemakerjob

Paneer bhurji recipe dhaba style | How to make dry paneer bhurji

Paneer bhurji is a North Indian dish that is delicious and easy to make. You can serve it as a breakfast or side dish. It is the perfect dish if you want to cook something tasty and quick on a busy weekday.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 people


  • 300 gm paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • cup onions finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped


  • Crumble the paneer in a bowl and keep it aside.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a kadai on medium heat. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds and fry till they start crackling.
  • Add 1½ cup finely chopped onion and stir-fry for 6-7 min till it softens and becomes translucent.
  • Add 2 finely chopped green chilies and 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste. Give it a good mix and cook for 2 min.
  • Next, add 1 tsp red chili powder, ½ tsp Kashmiri red chili powder, and 1 tsp coriander powder. Then add ½ tsp cumin powder and ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Mix all the spices well with the onions.
  • Add 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes and ½ tsp salt and mix well. Cook the tomatoes for 3-4 min till they soften.
  • Now add the crumbled paneer and mix well. Mix well and cook for 2-3 min. Add ¼ tsp garam masala and give a good mix.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for a minute and turn off the heat.
  • Serve hot paneer bhurji with roti, naan, or bread.


  • You can use homemade paneer. If you are using a packaged one, please follow the package instructions before use.
  • Adjust the spices as per your need.
  • You can add your favorite veggies.
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