Paneer pulav | How to make Paneer pulav

By Jaya Rajesh  |  25th Nov 2016  |  
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About Paneer pulav Recipe

Paneer/Indian cottage cheese is one of my favourites and so I try to make incorporate it in my meals in different ways.Adding paneer to any dish takes it to a new level. So today am sharing with you an extremely simple and equally tasty paneer pulav recipe. Hope you all enjoy it.

The delicious and mouthwatering Paneer pulav is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Paneer pulav is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Paneer pulav. Jaya Rajesh shared Paneer pulav recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Paneer pulav. Try this delicious Paneer pulav recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Jaya Rajesh of Paneer pulav by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Paneer pulav can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Paneer pulav with other users

Paneer pulav

Ingredients to make Paneer pulav

  • 2cups basmati rice washed and soaked in lukewarm water for 30 mins.
  • 2 cups of water.
  • 125 grams fresh paneer diced in small pieces.
  • 2 tbsp butter and a tbsp oil.
  • 1 medium sized onion finely sliced.
  • A tsp of ginger garlic paste.
  • A pinch each of garam masala, coriander powder and black pepper powder.
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 small piece of cinnamon.
  • 1 petal of star anise.
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Few nuts and raisins fried in clarified butter.
  • salt according to taste.
  • Few finely chopped coriander and mint leaves.

How to make Paneer pulav

  1. Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a cooker and add in cardamom, cinnamon, and star anise. Let it splutter. Then add in pre-soaked rice in it and fry it for a minute.
  2. Once the rice turns translucent add in little salt,2 cups of water and lemon juice. Let it come to a boil.
  3. After it starts to boil cover it with lid and let it simmer for 9-10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat after the specified time and let cool for fie minutes. After five mins open the cooker fluff it up.
  5. In a heavy bottom pan heat butter and oil and add in sliced onion and saute it till they turn pink.
  6. Then add in ginger garlic paste and again saute it. Next add in pinch each of coriander,garam masala, and pepper powder.
  7. Once the onions are light brown add in diced paneer and saute it too. Once the paneer is light golden in color add in the cooked rice and combine it with the paneer.
  8. Add in fried nuts and garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves serve hot.

My Tip:

I have used aged basmati rice. Soaking rice helps in cooking process and also gives long grained rice. So the longer you soak the rice the better. Adding ghee or butter is optional but if you add, it enhances taste and flavor.

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Evelyn Shilpa2 years ago yummy!

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