Tofu and Paneer Bhurji

Paneer and tofu seem quite similar, but are two very different items. They're combined into one in this spectacular bhurji, its tantalising taste and aroma invites you to try it This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Tofu and Paneer Bhurji

Main Ingredients Tofu (bean curd), Cottage cheese (paneer)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Tofu and Paneer Bhurji

  • 200 grams Tofu (bean curd) , grated
  • 200 grams Cottage cheese (paneer) , grated
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 medium Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 medium Tomato , fienly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves , chopped
  • to garnish Fresh coriander sprig


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix and sauté till onion turns a light golden
  2. Add tomato, mix and sauté till soft. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder, mix and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add 3-4 tablespoons water, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add cottage cheese and tofu, mix and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add salt, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon coriander leaves and mix well.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot.