Indian Bhurji with Cottage Cheese (Egg free)

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 3 comments

Prepared this almost like our Parsi Egg Akuri


300 Grams Paneer/Cottage Cheese
3 medium onions finely chopped
1 green chilli finely chopped
1 Finely chopped spring onion

1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp jeera powder
1/2 tsp dhana powder
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
Chilli powder to taste
2 medium tomatoes  chopped
Cilantro finely chopped for garnish


Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Add onions and saute till light brown.

Add green chilli, spring onion and saute for a minute.

Add all the spice powders and sauté for a minute.

Add tomatoes. Saute for a minute.

Add paneer/cottage cheese.

Mix well. Let it cook for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro.

Serve with  chapattis or toasted bread.


Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Cookbooks are available on Amazon. Rita has published the MEGA "Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine cookbook" and several other mini cookbooks.



Nov 11, 2018, 12:36 am

Lovely breakfast! Who could say no to paneer? 🙂

Nov 11, 2018, 11:33 am

Indian cuisine has so many different flavors/spices and any time I make a recipe it is always good. I even have a few of the spices! Thanks for sharing with Fiesta Friday Rita 🙂


Nov 11, 2018, 1:31 pm

Thanks very much and have a very Happy Thanksgiving. Rita

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