paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe with step by step photos. this yummy sandwich is stuffed with spiced paneer bhurji and then toasted or grilled.

this is a quick paneer recipe as making paneer bhurji does not take time. in case, you have already prepared paneer bhurji, then you just need to toast the sandwiches. these sandwiches are good for a quick brunch, lunch box or for a cocktail party.

the paneer is scrambled and sauteed along with onions, tomatoes, spice powders and herbs. you can prepare the paneer bhurji as per your liking. the bhurji is then stuffed inside the bread as a filling. you could either toast or grill the sandwich on a electric toaster or toast in a hand held stove top toaster. if you prefer sandwiches which has a good filling inside then you can also add some cheese to make it more filling. few more sandwich recipes on the blog are cheese toast, veg sandwich, club sandwich and paneer sandwiches. .

paneer bhurji sandwich tastes good with spicy green chutney and tomato ketchup. if you have guests coming home then you could prepare the bhurji sandwich, make some french fries (fried, baked or air fried) along. your folks will surely like this combination!

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paneer bhurji sandwich recipe below:

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe
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paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe - yummy sandwiches stuffed with paneer bhurji and then toasted or grilled.
course side dish, snacks
cuisine indian
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 25 minutes
total time 30 minutes
servings 3 to 4
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for paneer bhurji:

  • 200 grams paneer, crumbled (cottage cheese)
  • 1.5 tablespoons butter (oil or ghee)
  • cup finely chopped onions or 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes or 2 medium sized tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 green chilies (hari mirch), chopped finely
  • 2 teaspoons ginger (adrak), finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon of coriander leaves (dhania patta), chopped finely
  • salt as per taste

for the sandwich:

  • 8 to 10 slices of brown bread or white bread or whole wheat bread
  • butter as required

how to make recipe?

making paneer bhurji:

  1. keep all the ingredients ready for the paneer bhurji recipe.
  2. crumble the cottage cheese and place aside.
  3. heat a pan and then add 1.5 tablespoon of butter/oil in it.
  4. then add 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds. saute cumin seeds on a low flame till they crackle.
  5. now add 2 teaspoons of finely chopped ginger. saute the ginger for a minute on low flame, till the raw smell vanishes from the ginger.
  6. then add 1/3 cup of chopped onions and 1 to 2 finely chopped green chilies. saute till the onions becomes translucent.
  7. sprinkle salt as per taste.
  8. add 1/2 cup of chopped tomatoes. stir and saute for a minute.
  9. stir in 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder and 1/4 teaspoon of garam masala powder. mix well.
  10. saute the tomatoes for 2 to 3 mins, till the tomatoes soften.
  11. then add the crumbled paneer. stir and mix well.
  12. cook for 1 to 2 mins on low heat.
  13. switch off the flame and add 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves.
  14. stir all nicely.
  15. remove the paneer bhurji in a bowl/vessel and place aside. allow it to cool at room temperature.

making paneer bhurji toast sandwiches:

  1. slice the edges of the bread if you prefer. then apply generous amount of butter to the bread. applying butter prevents the bread from becoming soggy.
  2. add a spoonful of paneer bhurji mixture on the buttered bread. spread the mixture evenly on all sides with the help of a spatula or back of a spoon.
  3. cover with another slice of bread.
  4. place the sandwiches in a preheated toaster or grill.
  5. toast for 2 to 3 mins or until they look golden brown and crisp. similarly toast/grill the rest of sandwiches.
  6. slice the sandwiches, apply some butter if you like over them. serve paneer bhurji sandwich with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

recipe notes

1. don't cook the paneer for too long else they taste rubbery.


how to make paneer bhurji sandwich recipe:

preparing paneer bhurji:

1. keep all the ingredients ready for making paneer bhurji.

ingredients for paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

2. crumble 200 grams of paneer and keep aside.

paneer for paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

3. heat a pan and then add 1.5 tablespoons butter/oil in it.

oil for paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

4. once the butter melts or the oil becomes hot, add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds.

butter for paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

5. lower the flame and saute cumin seeds till they crackle.

cumin to make paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

6. now add 2 teaspoons finely chopped ginger.

ginger to prepare paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

7. saute the ginger for a minute on low flame, till the raw aroma of ginger disappears.

ginger for paneer sandwich recipe

8. add ⅓ cup of chopped onions and 1 to 2 green chilies (finely chopped).

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9. saute until the onion becomes translucent.

onions for paneer sandwich recipe

10. sprinkle salt as per taste.

salt to make paneer sandwich recipe

11. stir well.

making paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

12. now add ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes.

preparing paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

13. stir and saute for a minute.

making paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

14. add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon red chili powder and ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder.

spices for making paneer sandwich recipe

15. mix well.

making paneer sandwich recipe

16. saute the tomatoes for 2 to 3 mins on a low to medium flame or till the tomatoes soften.

making paneer sandwich recipe

17. then add the crumbled paneer.

paneer to prepare paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

18. stir and mix well. cook for 1 to 2 mins on low flame. ensure you don’t over cook the paneer as it becomes dense and rubbery, if cooked for a longer time.

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

19. switch off the flame.

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

20. add 1 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves and mix nicely.

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

21. remove the paneer bhurji in a bowl/vessel and place aside. allow the paneer bhurji to cool at room temperature.

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

22. slice the edges of the bread if you prefer.

paneer bhurji toast recipe

23. apply generous amount of butter to the bread.

butter for paneer bhurji toast recipe

24. add a spoonful of paneer bhurji mixture on the buttered bread. spread the mixture evenly on all sides with the help of a spatula or back of a spoon.

paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

25. cover with another slice of bread.

bread to make paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

26. place the sandwiches in a preheated toaster or grill.

grilling paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

27. toast for 2 to 3 mins or until they look golden brown and crisp. similarly toast/grill the rest of sandwiches.

preparing paneer bhurji toast recipe

28. slice the sandwiches, apply some butter if you like over them.

butter for paneer bhurji sandwich recipe

serve paneer bhurji sandwich with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

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