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Paneer pulao

Debashri Chatterji
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Paneer pulao RECIPE

Mild spiced paneer pulao

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1.5 cup basmati rice. Washed and drained
  2. 100 GM paneer cubes
  3. 2 sliced onions
  4. 1 green chillies
  5. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  6. 1 tbsp besan
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 1/2 cup chopped vegetable. (carrot, beans, cauliflower, green peas, potato)
  9. 1 bay leaf
  10. 2 cardamom
  11. 5 cloves
  12. 1 aniseed
  13. 1/2 inch cinnamon.
  14. 5 peppercorn
  15. 1 tsp garam masala
  16. 1 tsp kasuri methi


  1. Marinate the paneer cubes with 1 tbsp besan, some salt, red chilli powder, garam masala, kasuri methi and 1 tsp oil
  2. In a pressure cooker. Heat ghee or oil. Add whole spices, (bayleaf, cloves, cardamom, peppercorns, aniseed, cinnamon)
  3. Add sliced onions. Fry till golden. Add green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Cook till raw smell goes off..
  4. Add the chopped vegetable. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add coriander leaves. Cook till 2 minute more.
  5. Add salt and 2.5 cup water. Let it boil. Now add the drained rice. Mix well.
  6. Cook till 2 whistles. Meanwhile. Heat oil in pan. Fry the marinated paneer cubes and keep aside.
  7. Open the lid. Fluff the rice and add fried paneer. Mix well. Serve hot with any curry or raita.

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Nov-27-2018


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