Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Paneer Pulao-Paneer Rice-How to make Paneer Pulao

This pulao is similar to my peas pulao except with the addition of paneer . It is very mildly spiced and is very tasty. It hardly takes 10 minutes to prepare this pulao.Those who do not have much time to spend in the kitchen, here is a satisfying and tasty dinner idea for you . It is a perfect lunch box recipe and even bachelors can prepare this as it is very simple and does not involve any elaborate process. I love both peas and paneer, so this paneer pulao is one of my favorites. I used  homemade paneer but you can use store bought paneer also.

Paneer Pulao

Paneer Pulao Recipe-How to prepare Paneer Pulao

Prep time -under 10 mins
Cook time -under 30 mins
Serves -2 

Ingredients needed

Basmati rice -1 cup
Water - 2 cups
Onion - 2
Green chillies - 2
Whole Garam Masala -(Cloves -2, Cardamom-1,Cinnamon-1 inch piece)
Peas - 1/2 cup
Paneer cubes - 15-20 small cubes
Mint leaves -handful
Coriander leaves - handful
Ginger-garlic paste -1 tsp
(or grind 1 inch ginger and 2-3 garlic cloves)
Lemon juice -1 tbsp
Oil- 1 1/2 tbsp
Salt as required

Preparation

Wash and soak basmati rice for 20 minutes. Drain and keep it aside

Shallow fry panner cubes in oil till golden brown. Put them in warm water with a little salt for 5 minutes. Drain and keep it aside. Cut the paneer into small cubes. (To make it visually appealing, I just placed 4-5 bigger pieces in the photo above)

Chop onions finely, slit green chillies.

Method

Heat oil , add whole garam masala, then add finely chopped onions, green chilli and saute till onions turn transparent.

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for some more time.

Add peas, coriander leaves, mint leaves, rice and saute for a few more seconds.

Add 2 cups of boiling water, lemon juice, salt required and pressure cook rice for 3 whistles.

Then add fried paneer cubes to the cooked rice, mix well and serve with raita or any gravy or just potato chips.

If you have not tried mypeas pulao recipe or vegetable pulao, then do not miss those recipes. It is so simple yet so satisfying dish! 

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43 comments:

  1. Hi Padhu
    Paneer Pulao looks so easy to prepare and looks yummy.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Aromatic pulav with the yummy paneer cubes

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  3. your blog is simply 'WoW'.....first time here.Everything looks so lovely,,and so nice presentation...and lovely paneer pulav too.thanks for visiting my blog and such a lovely comment..I am glade to follow you,,,

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  4. Delicious paneer-peas pulav..Would love to have it with raita..

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  5. Paneer, paneer and more paneer... Love this recipe

    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  6. Flavorful and tempting paneer pulao.

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  7. Love this recipe & When ever we go to restaurant, this recipe will be in our list..

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  8. I am going to try to make my own paneer. This sounds like a delicious dish! Simple and yummy!

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  9. Love this pulao very much...Thanks for sharing...

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  10. Paneer pulao rice looks delicious padhu

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  11. This sound fabulous! very beautifully done too!

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  12. First time here...Looks yummy....your presentations are beautiful...


    http://funwidfud.blogspot.com/

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  14. simply gorgeous! sounds delicious..

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  15. i love to have this anything.very nice presentation

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  16. A pulao dish is always welcome for the palate.
    yummy recipe.

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  17. Hi,

    I must say you too have a very warm space here, and i love this recipe though one of those recipes which we have tried already but i love the twist of mint leaves! :)

    Good one!

    Regards,
    MEgha :)

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  18. Seems a simple and tasty receipe for pulav....a pure veggie affair at that...thanks for tip

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  19. Yummy yummy pulav...I am not a big fan of paneer, but in rice, i think i would love it...

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  20. Nice space u have.T
    thanks for dropping by.
    The pulav looks flavourful.

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  21. Lovely recipe I love the add of fresh mint and coriander flavor in pulao!

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  22. Incredible paneer pulao! Super tempting ya :)

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  23. Looks yummy.Actually this winter season I am seeing fresh peas in the grocery store.Usually its always the frozen one.Your paneer pulao tempts me to try soon.

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  24. Sounds delicious.You have a very nice blog and your presentation is amazing.Thank you for visiting my blog and your nice words.

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  25. This is one awesome dish! We tried n fell in luv with it :) THANK YOU SO MUCH :)

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  26. its a lovely dish and m gonna try it for sure:) thank you so much:)

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  27. I am glad finally to find a good web sight for which i have been hunting for long. My son and myself enjoyed the excellent taste of Panner pulav. I feel for the one who has just read it. Cooking tips and presentation are your highlights. Keep it up

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  28. going to try this looks yummy :)

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  29. Nice Recepie.. My 2 year old daughter liked it a lot. Yummy and Nutritious.. :)

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  30. Thanks for this recipe. My 2 year old daughter liked it a lot. Nutritious and yummy for children.

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