PANEER BHURJI (Cottage Cheese Crumble)
Cottage cheese is like tofu in consistency and firmness but it is made from fresh milk. http://indianfood.about.com/od/menus/r/paneer.htm - has instructions on how to make paneer (cottage cheese). Lubna's blogsite - Yummy Food has a lovely photograph of a Paneer dish(so you can see what it looks like) and a wonderful recipe for Mutter Paneer (Peas and Cottage cheese), a wonderful North Indian dish.
Paneer - 300 gms (mashed)
Onion - 1 (large, chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (chopped)
Garlic - 3 pearls
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Turmeric (haldi) powder - 2 tsp
Cumin seed (jeera) powder - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Dry mango powder (amchur) - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Garnishing - Coriander leaves (chopped)
Method : -
Heat the oil and fry the onion, ginger and garlic till the onion is brown.
Lower the flame and mix in the tomatoes. Stir fry for a further 2 - 3 minutes.
Mix in the spices and 2 tsp of water and cook the spices over a medium flame for 2 mins.
Add the mashed paneer. Season and add salt to taste. Stir fry for a couple of minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with hot parathas, rice and dal (Indian lentil soup).