Scrambled Cottage Cheese

by Nirmala 2010-05-08 15:19:35

Scrambled Cottage Cheese

* 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.

Making Scrambled Cottage Cheese
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.

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