Paneer Khurchan
Main Ingredients
  • 200 Grams of fresh Indian paneer or cottage cheese
  • ½ yellow colored bell pepper
  • ½ red colored bell pepper
  • 1 large size green capsicum
  • One large onion
  • 1 large ripened tomato with hard flesh
  • One large carrot
Other Indian spices and ingredients
  • 3 green chilies
  • 2 teaspoons of oil of your choice
  • Few black pepper corns maybe six
  • Salt as per your tolerance.
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger julienned
  • 3 stalks of coriander leaves
Initial Cutting
  1. Cut all the ingredients in an elongated finger fashion
  2. Cut the paneer or cottage cheese, yellow and red bell pepper, capsicum and onion in to fingers.
  3. Julianne the carrot and ginger
  4. Cut the tomatoes in to 2 halves and deseed it. Cut the tomato flesh in to fingers
  5. Split green chili in to two elongated halves and further cut in to fine threads.
  6. Crush the peppercorns and keep aside
  1. In a thick bottomed / nonstick pan add some oil and heat it.
  2. Add cumin seeds in to it and allow it to splutter.
  3. Add the garlic paste and sauté until the raw smell is gone.
  4. Now add the julienned ginger in to it. Keep stirring in between
  5. Toss in yellow and red bell peppers, capsicum and onion.
  6. Sauté for a minute or two
  7. Now add cottage cheese and tomatoes in to it
  8. Sauté for 5 to 6 minutes.
  9. Add the crushed black pepper corns. Sauté for a minute
  1. Transfer it in to a serving bowl.
  2. Garnish it with threaded green chili and coriander leaves
  3. Serve it hot with daal and roti or rice
Recipe by Yummy Recipes at