firstly, in a large kadai heat oil and saute cumin seeds till they turn aromatic.
further add onions, green chilli and ginger-garlic paste.
saute well till the onions turn slightly golden brown.
now add tomatoes and saute till they turn soft and mushy.
additionally, add ½ tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp garam masala powder and salt to taste.
roast the spices on low flame for a minute.
furthermore add crumbled paneer / cottage cheese and mix gently.
mix gently without mashing out paneer.
cover and simmer for 3 minutes till the paneer gets cooked well. do not over cook paneer, as they turn hard and chewy.
also add crushed kasuri methi and coriander leaves.
mix gently, making sure everything is combined well.
finally, serve paneer bhurji hot with chapathi or paratha.