Hugely popular North Indian dish made from scrambled Paneer (fresh unsalted cheese) cooked with a simple blend of onions, tomatoes and spices. Easy to prepare and best served hot with any bread along with a cup of hot tea!
Serves: 6 people | Prep : 10 mins | Cooking : 15 mins

Health Hack: Paneer is a rich source of protein making it an excellent choice for vegetarians. It’s also a great alternative way of adding dairy to the diet.
Fresh Ingredients
  • Paneer (fresh unsalted cheese) - 450gms, crumbled
  • Onion - 2 medium, finely chopped
  • Ginger and garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Tomatoes - 4 medium, finely chopped
  • Green chilli - 1 slit lengthwise
  • Fresh coriander - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder - ½ tsp
  • Garam masala - ½ tsp
  • Vegetable oil - 4 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste

Step 1

Crumble the paneer (fresh unsalted cheese) using your hands and set aside. Prepare the onions, tomatoes, and green chilies. Keep aside along with the spices.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and allow them to sizzle for a few seconds until they change color. Now add onions and sauté until translucent.

Step 3

Then add ginger & garlic paste along with green chilli and fry for a couple of minutes.

Step 4

Add chopped tomatoes next along with some salt and cook until they become soft. Now add all the dry spice powders (except garam masala) and cook for 2 minutes on low heat.

Step 5

Then add the crumbled paneer and mix well.

Step 6

Cook for a few minutes on low heat and serve garnished with finely chopped coriander.

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