paneer fried rice recipe | paneer fry rice | veg paneer fried rice

paneer fried rice recipe | paneer fry rice | veg paneer fried rice with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and simple stir fried rice recipe made with paneer cubes and choice of veggies. basically the recipe is an extension to the popular veg fried rice with an topping of marinated paneer cubes. it is an ideal one pot meal rice recipe for lunch box or even for dinner and can be served with manchurian or any gravy based curries.
paneer fried rice recipe

paneer fried rice recipe | paneer fry rice | veg paneer fried rice with step by step photo and video recipe. stir fry recipes are quite common these days in india and is common street food. there are many innovative recipes which are made with either with rice, vegetables or meat or combination of these. one such desi version of stir fry recipe is paneer fried rice recipe where paneer is added as the protein source.

i have posted quite a few rice recipes till now, but this recipe has to be one of the unique combo of indian with chinese. the main reason being the combination of paneer with stir fried veggies and rice. i personally like this recipe due to 2 reasons. one it has my favorite ingredient i.e paneer. and second the recipe is as a stir fry of paneer. i am not a huge fan of simple fried rice recipe by itself. i need some protein with it. being a vegetarian, i always serve my fried rice with choice of dal fry or with any aloo based curries. having said that this recipe comes with protein ingredient topped on it. hence making my life easier and less hassle.

paneer fry rice

anyway i would like to conclude this post with some tips, suggestions, variations for a perfect paneer fried rice recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend to use dry or leftover basmati rice for this recipe. if you plan to use freshly cooked rice, ensure to make it moisture free by drying it out in a plate. secondly, with respect to the addition of vegetables, it is completely open ended. i have added the basic vegetables, but you can easily experiment with your preferences. lastly, i have used fresh homemade paneer cubes for this recipe. you should be using a fresh homemade or a store bought one but not frozen one.

finally, i request you to check my other detailed rice based recipes collection with this post of paneer fried rice recipe. it mainly includes recipes like paneer biryani, paneer fried rice, paneer pulao, chilli garlic fried rice, schezwan fried rice, schezwan rice, veg fried rice, corn fried rice, burnt garlic fried rice, gobi fried rice. further, to these i would also like to highlight my other recipes collection like,

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paneer fried rice recipe | paneer fry rice | veg paneer fried rice

4.5 from 6 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: rice
Cuisine: indian street food
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easy paneer fried rice recipe | paneer fry rice | veg paneer fried rice

Ingredients

for marinating and roasting paneer:

for fried rice:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp spring onion, chopped
  • ½ carrot, chopped
  • 4 beans, chopped
  • ¼ red capsicum, chopped
  • ¼ green capsicum, chopped
  • 3 tbsp cabbage, shredded
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cup cooked rice

Instructions

  • firstly, in a bowl take 1 cup paneer. make sure to make small cubes.
  • add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ¾ tsp chilli powder and ¼ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure all the spices are well combined. marinate for 20 minutes.
  • now heat 2 tsp oil and add marinated paneer.
  • roast on low to medium flame till it turns golden brown. do not overcook as it turns rubbery. keep aside.
  • in a large wok, heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 2 clove garlic, ½ onion and 2 tbsp spring onion on high flame.
  • now add ½ carrot, 4 beans, ¼ red capsicum, ¼ green capsicum.
  • stir fry on high flame till the veggies are cooked yet crunchy.
  • further add 3 tbsp cabbage and stir fry for few seconds.
  • also add 1 tsp chilli sauce, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp soy sauce, ½ tsp pepper powder and ½ tsp salt.
  • stir fry until sauces are well combined.
  • add in 3 cup cooked rice. you can use freshly cooked rice or leftover rice here.
  • stir fry on high flame combining everything well.
  • add in roasted paneer, 2 tbsp spring onion and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy paneer fried rice with gobi manchurian gravy.
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how to make paneer fry rice with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a bowl take 1 cup paneer. make sure to make small cubes.
    paneer fried rice recipe
  2. add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ¾ tsp chilli powder and ¼ tsp salt.
    paneer fried rice recipe
  3. mix well making sure all the spices are well combined. marinate for 20 minutes.
    paneer fried rice recipe
  4. now heat 2 tsp oil and add marinated paneer.
    paneer fried rice recipe
  5. roast on low to medium flame till it turns golden brown. do not overcook as it turns rubbery. keep aside.
    paneer fry rice
  6. in a large wok, heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 2 clove garlic, ½ onion and 2 tbsp spring onion on high flame.
    paneer fry rice
  7. now add ½ carrot, 4 beans, ¼ red capsicum, ¼ green capsicum.
    paneer fry rice
  8. stir fry on high flame till the veggies are cooked yet crunchy.
    paneer fry rice
  9. further add 3 tbsp cabbage and stir fry for few seconds.
    paneer fry rice
  10. also add 1 tsp chilli sauce, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp soy sauce, ½ tsp pepper powder and ½ tsp salt.
    paneer fry rice
  11. stir fry until sauces are well combined.
    veg paneer fried rice
  12. add in 3 cup cooked rice. you can use freshly cooked rice or leftover rice here.
    veg paneer fried rice
  13. stir fry on high flame combining everything well.
    veg paneer fried rice
  14. add in roasted paneer, 2 tbsp spring onion and mix well.
    veg paneer fried rice
  15. finally, enjoy paneer fried rice with gobi manchurian gravy.
    paneer fry rice

notes:

  • firstly, if you are using freshly cooked rice, make sure to cool the rice completely before adding.
  • also, add vegetables of your choice to make it nutritious.
  • additionally, add green chilli for an extra spice kick.
  • finally, paneer fried rice recipe tastes great when served hot.

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