paneer pulao recipe
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paneer pulao recipe | how to make paneer peas pulav recipe

easy paneer pulao recipe | how to make paneer peas pulav recipe
Course pulao
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Author Hebbar's Kitchen

Ingredients

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 / cottage cheese
  • 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 / cottage cheese crumbled
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaf finely chopped

Instructions

  • 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. saute well.
  • furthermore, 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 paneer pulao with onion tomato raita.