Paneer/Tofu Burji (Crumbled Paneer/Tofu)

paneer(Tofu) burji

Paneer/Tofu Burji is a tasty crumbled paneer/Tofu which is an excellent Side dish for Bread, Chapati, Rice, Roti, variety rice, Dosa, etc,. Detailed video recipe of Paneer/Tofu Burji.

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Cooking time: less than 15 minutes

Serves: 3-5


  • Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¾ tsp
  • Fennel seeds/Saunf – ¼ tsp
  • Green Chillies – 3 (chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 8 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 inch (chopped)
  • Onions (medium sized) – 2 (finely chopped)
  • Capsicum/Bell peppers (large size) – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Green peas – 80 grams
  • Tofu/ Paneer – 200 grams
  • Tomatoes (medium size) – 1
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – ¼ tsp
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander leaves – few (chopped)
  • Lemon/Lime (small size) – 1/8


  1. Crumble the Tofu/Paneer using hands.
  2. Add cooking oil to the Kadai/Pan.
  3. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, garlic cloves, green chillies, ginger and Onions to it and sauté well until onions become pink and transparent.
  4. Add capsicum/bell peppers, Green peas, Tomatoes, required salt, coriander powder, pepper powder, cumin powder and Garam masala powder to it. Cook covered (using lid) for 4-6 minutes at medium flame. (until the vegetables get cooked well).
  5. Add the crumbled Tofu/Paneer and little salt (required for Tofu/Paneer). Mix it well.
  6. Cook covered (using lid) for 2 minutes at medium flame. Mix it well and turn off the flame.
  7. Squeeze lemon/lime over it. Mix it well and garnish with coriander leaves







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