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Cottage Cheese Tomato

Scrambled Cottage Cheese
(Paneer Akuri)

Tomato Cottage Cheese

A unique Parsi speciality that is relatively simple and quick to make, yet very delicious.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: Indian Vegetarian (Parsi)

4  cups crumbled cottage cheese (paneer)
2  medium onion(s) chopped
1  teaspoon(s) cumin seeds roasted
2  flake(s) garlic chopped
2  green chilli(es) chopped
1  teaspoon(s) hot spice mix (garam masala) powder

½  teaspoon(s) turmeric powder
2  medium tomato(es) chopped
4  curry leaves chopped (optional)
2  tablespoons butter / ghee (clarified butter) / oil
salt and pepper to taste
finely chopped coriander leaves to garnish.

  1. Heat the butter / ghee (clarified butter) / oil till it is very hot. Drop in the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add the chopped green chilli(es), garlic and curry leaves (optional). Stir fry for a few seconds. Now add the chopped onion(s) and saute on medium heat for 2  minute(s) or till the onions are translucent and crunchy.
  2. Add the chopped tomato(es), turmeric powder, salt and pepper. Stir fry on medium / low heat for 3  minutes or till the fat leaves the sides of the pan.
  3. Now, add the garam masala powder and the crumbled cottage cheese. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for about 3  minutes.
    Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

    NOTE: Tofu could be used in place of Cottage Cheese.

Serve immediately with: buttered toast or sliced fresh white bread.

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