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Egg and Cottage Cheese Bhurji – A Recipe

Published on: February 8, 2013 | Updated on: November 19, 2013
Egg and Cottage Cheese Bhurji

Egg and Cottage Cheese Bhurji

Millions of us have kind of grown up on Egg Bhurji and Paneer or Cottage Cheese Bhurji, considering they are both well established pan-Indian home fast food dishes. A variation of it has been my favorite since childhood, put the two together and make a bhurji out of it. No turmeric is added and the paneer goes first in the wok, are two ground rules, rest all just works out on its own. I also avoid using tomatoes and use puree instead. Here I go with my recipe:

Ingredients I used:

  • 250 grams Fresh Paneer/ Cottage Cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 large Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 large Green Bell Pepper
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 50 grams White Butter
  • 100 grams Solid Stem portion of Spring Onions
  • 10 Garlic Cloves chopped
  • One 1/2 inch piece of Ginger (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds
  • Kasuri Methi
  • 100 ml Tomato Puree
  • Fresh Dhania/ Coriander
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Olive oil

Egg and Cottage Cheese Bhurji Recipe

    • Masalas went in first with Olive oil
    • After 2 minutes – Ginger and garlic followed and mixed
    • After 2 minutes – Chopped onion added and mixed
    • After 2 minutes  -Tomato Puree added and mixed
    • After 2 minutes – Paneer/ Cottage Cheese firmly mashed added and mixed
    • After 2 minutes – Spring Onion Stems added and mixed
    • After 5 minutes – Eggs, well beaten added slowly while mixing vigorously
    • Salt and pepper checked
    • Added melted white butter and mixed the dish for one last time
    • Removed from heat once eggs were done.
    • Garnishing done with cilantro and grated ginger.

Enjoy!

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