November 30, 2023

Paneer Pulao

Paneer Pulao simple and perfect lunch box or dinner recipe prepared with grated paneer, paneer cubes, long grain rice and other vegetables. Lets have a look at the recipe.


To cook rice:

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil

For Paneer Pulao:

  • 1 tbsp ghee/ clarified butter
  • 8 cubes paneer
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick / dalchini
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • 10 black pepper / kali mirch
  • 1 medium sized onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1-2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, slit
  • 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup peas / matar
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chili powder / lal mirch powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup paneer, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaf, finely chopped

How to make Paneer Pulao

  • firstly, in a large pan heat ghee and saute paneer till they turn golden brown. keep aside.
  • in the same, pan add cumin, cinnamon stick, cloves and black pepper.
  • saute them on low flame till they tun aromatic.
  • further add thinly sliced onions, ginger, garlic and green chilli.
  • now add tomato and saute till they turn soft and mushy.
  • add carrot and peas and saute well.
  • further, add red chili powder, garam masala powder and salt. saute.
  • now add crumbled paneer and mix well.
  • also add cooked rice and mix gently.
  • place the fried paneer on the prepared pulao cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • also garnish with fried paneer pieces, coriander and crumbled paneer.
  • finally, serve hot paneer pulao with any raita

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