How to make Paneer Bhurji Lasagna -

This Indo-Italian fusion is absolutely tasty and what's more is that it is healthy too. Tasty lasagna cooked with paneer bhurji and a sauce with creme fraiche. It's a fairly simple recipe and all you need is a set of basic ingredients.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Lasagna (लज़ान्या)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Bhurji Lasagna

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English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Bhurji Lasagna Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 300 grams

  • Lasagna sheets 6

  • Oil 1½ teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion paste ¼ cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Fenugreek leaves (methi) 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh cream ½ cup

  • Grated mozzarella cheese as required

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Step 2

To make paneer bhurji, heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick wok. Add cumin seeds and sauté till the seeds change colour.

Step 3

Add green chillies and onion and sauté till onion turns golden. Crumble paneer and set aside.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder and 1 teaspoon garam masala powder, mix well and sauté well.

Step 5

Add crumbled cottage cheese and mix well. Add salt, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 6

For the sauce, heat remaining oil in another non-stick pan. Add onion paste and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté well.

Step 8

Add tomato puree and mix well. Increase heat, add 1½ cups water, stir to mix and cook on medium heat for 10-12 minutes.

Step 9

Add butter and keep mixing. Cook further.

Step 10

Dry roast dried fenugreek leaves till fragrant.

Step 11

Add remaining red chilli powder, remaining garam masala powder and salt to the pan and mix well. Cook further.

Step 12

Add cream, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Crush roasted dried fenugreek leaves and add. Mix well and switch off heat.

Step 13

Spread some tomato sauce on the base of a rectangular glass baking dish and spread 2 lasagna sheets on top. Spread evenly some paneer bhurji and top with some grated cheese.

Step 14

Place 2 more lasagna sheets of top, spread some more tomato sauce evenly on them and sprinkle grated cheese. Spread the remaining paneer bhurji and sprinkle grated cheese on top.

Step 15

Place the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.

Step 16

Serve hot garnished with a coriander sprig.

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