Paneer Tawa Pulao | How to make Paneer Tawa Pulao

By Shaheen Ali  |  16th Feb 2016  |  
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About Paneer Tawa Pulao Recipe

Have you ever been to a Pav Bhaji seller ??? If yes, then you might have definitely noticed the vendor making some amazing pulao using the same vegetables and spices of Pav Bhaji. The guy takes merely 5 mins to make this amazing pulao loaded with lots of chopped vegetables. Pav bhaji being a common Mumbai street food, tawa pulao is yet another popular street food that can be found in almost any corner of busy Mumbai lanes.

Paneer Tawa Pulao is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Paneer Tawa Pulao by Shaheen Ali has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 2 people. You can find Paneer Tawa Pulao at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Paneer Tawa Pulao takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Paneer Tawa Pulao is a good option for you. The flavour of Paneer Tawa Pulao is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Paneer Tawa Pulao on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Paneer Tawa Pulao recipe on the page below.

Paneer Tawa Pulao

Ingredients to make Paneer Tawa Pulao

  • Cooked rice - 2 cups
  • Onion - 1 medium chopped
  • Cabbage - 1/2 cup chopped
  • Carrot - 1 diced
  • Capsicum - 1 diced
  • Peas - 1/2 cup fresh or frozen
  • Potato - 1 medium diced
  • Tomato - 1 large chopped
  • Green chili - 2 slit
  • Ginger - 1/2 tsp minced
  • Garlic - 1/2 tsp minced
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Pav Bhaji Masala - 2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Paneer / Cottage cheese - 100 gms cut into cubes
  • Fresh Coriander - for garnish

How to make Paneer Tawa Pulao

  1. Take two cups of left over rice and break lumps with your hands and keep aside. If you don't have left over rice, then you may cook it fresh and spread it on a large tray to avoid getting sticking to each other.
  2. Heat butter in a wok/ kadhai/ pan and fry the paneer cubes till light golden in color.Transfer them to a kitchen towel and keep aside.
  3. In the same butter add minced ginger and garlic and fry.
  4. Now add chopped onions and green chilies and saute them till they turn translucent and the raw smell goes off.
  5. Add tomatoes, carrots, capsicum, peas, cabbage and potatoes and along with turmeric powder, red chili powder and pav bhaji masala and fry all together for 2 mins.
  6. Adjust salt and add the cooked rice & lemon juice and mix all carefully to avoid rice from sticking or breaking.
  7. Keep shuffling the rice till the masala gets incorporated with it evenly.
  8. Add chopped coriander and fried paneer chunks into it and give everything a quick toss.
  9. Serve hot with salad and onion raita!

Reviews for Paneer Tawa Pulao (19)

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moody cook3 months ago

came out very tasty .. loved it :)

aaditi alornekar4 months ago


Ritu Bhargava5 months ago

Thanku ..Nice receipe

rakhi India5 months ago

Very nice and simple recipe Paneer Tawa Pulao | How to make Paneer Tawa Pulao Recipe I tried it and it came out superb...thanx

Rachana Koundinyaa year ago

Looking yummy

Neelam Barota year ago

lovely dear

Vinitha Chamua year ago


sana Tungekara year ago

love this ! wen we have left over rice I loved doing this

Swati Das Patnaika year ago

yummy..beautifully presented.

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Kaur Kaur2 years ago

my favorite dish

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