Paneer Methi Bhurjee

Crumbled cottage cheese and fresh fenugreek leaves cooked together with onions and other masalas This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Paneer Methi Bhurjee

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Main Ingredients Paneer (cottage cheese), Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 150 grams paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1 bunch fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2-3 dried red chillies broken
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger 
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, broken
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon kasoori methi powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 papad


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add asafoetida, cumin seeds, dried red chillies and sauté for a minute.
  2. Add garlic and ginger, mix well and sauté till garlic is well browned. Add onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add green chillies and sauté further. Add fenugreek leaves, mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and fenugreek powder. Mix well and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Grate cottage cheese into the pan and mix well.
  6. Add milk, stir to mix and cook for a minute. Transfer into a serving dish.
  7. Roast papads, crush them on the bhurjee and sprinkle fenugreek powder on top. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 842
Carbohydrates 44.3
Protein 45.7
Fat 53.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 16.2gm