Paneer Pulao

 Pulao rice is a tasty and quick rice preparation. No more side dish is needed to serve this but only a single pickle or pappad. Paneer pulao is one of the tastiest variety among that. Here is the simple recipe preparation:
  1. Basmati rice long-1 cup
  2. Paneer cubes-1 ½ cup
  3. Chopped veggies- ¼ cup (optional)( fresh green peas, carrot, sweet corn)
  4. Oil / ghee-2tbsp
  5. Onion thinly sliced-1
  6. Ginger garlic crushed-1tsp
  7. Lemon juice-1tbsp
  8. Garam masala-1 tbsp
  9. Pepper powder-1tsp
  10. Cumin powder- ¼ tsp
  11. Salt-to taste
  12. Mint leaves chopped-1tbsp
  13. Coriander leaves chopped / spring onion-1tbsp
  14. Boiling water-2 cup (or 1 3/4 cup)
  • Wash and soak the rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain it.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and sauté onions till golden brown in color.
  • Add ginger garlic crushed and sauté for few seconds.
  • Make the flame to very low and add mint leaves, cumin powder, pepper powder and garam masala.
  • Add vegetables and sauté for a minute.
  • Add drained rice in to the pan and sauté for a minute.
  • Add lemon juice, salt and boiling water in to it.
  • Mix well and cover cooks it until all the water gets absorbed and the rice is cooked perfectly (on medium-low flame)(stir gently for 2 to 3 times at the last stage of cooking in order to prevent sticking the rice on the bottom of the pan).
  • At the time of cooking rice, heat another teaspoon of ghee in a non-stick pan and fry the paneer cubes for a minute until both sides are golden in color (don’t over fry).
  • When the rice is cooked switch off the flame and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes open the pan and mix gently with paneer and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!!!!
Paneer Pulao Paneer Pulao Reviewed by Fejna Em on 19:58 Rating: 5

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