Paneer Disguise- Tiffin Roll
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Paneer Disguise- Tiffin Roll

I happened to stay over at a PSU guest house in Talcher, Orissa a few years ago for work and I was carried away by a quite different and amazingly yummy egg burji for dinner. When the cook later revealed it was paneer, I was pleasantly surprised with this disguise because I'm not a paneer fan at all. When I started cooking , I tried to recreate that taste and all of us at home loved it. This is a super easy recipe and gets ready in no time.
Besides going well as a side to roti /rice , it is perfect for a hassle-free tiffin roll , and has become our easy escape from southern railways food for overnight train journeys.

crazyandcooking with Serene & Timmy

Ingredients

3-4-number
  1. 1 packet paneer , grated
  2. 1 number red onion medium sized , roughly chopped
  3. 4 - 5 numbers garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  4. 1/2 - 1 number green chilli , chopped
  5. 1/2 - 1 number tomato , roughly chopped
  6. spring onion for garnish (optional)
  7. 2 - 3 pinchs turmeric powder
  8. to taste salt
  9. 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  10. 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds

Method

5 mins
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    Get the ingredients ready- grate the paneer, and roughly chop the onion, garlic, green chilli and tomato.

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    In a wok, heat the vegetable oil and crackle mustard seeds. Saute the garlic and green chilli for a few seconds and then add the onions and tomato along with some salt. It just needs to fade in color, doesn't really have to get golden brown.

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    Now, add the grated paneer and sprinkle in turmeric powder (just so that you get a yellow color) and some more salt, if required. Mix it in. Cook with lid closed for say 2-3 minutes. That's all it takes since it is grated paneer.

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    Open and check,you can saute for another 2 minutes keeping it open. (Tip :While doing this,try and separate out if paneer chunks are formed. It is okay to have a few, but we do not want too many mushy chunks, it is better when it is soft yet powdery.) Feel free to garnish to your liking-with spring onion / coriander leaves. And its done, in just 10 minutes ! # Easylazy...

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