Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) | How to make Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao)

By sapna dhyani devrani  |  29th Jan 2016  |  
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Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao)by sapna dhyani devrani
  • Prep Time

    5

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  • Cook Time

    25

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    4

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About Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) Recipe

My husband and I are big-time rice eaters. So, Pulao is a favourite in my home. Whenever there is surplus milk in the house, I make paneer or chhena with it and use it in different dishes. Here, It transforms a simple pudina -rice dish into a delicious Pulao! There is plenty of pudina used as there was a lot of supply from my backyard. But for a milder flavour, you can reduce the quantity.

Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by sapna dhyani devrani. Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) by sapna dhyani devrani is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao).

Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao)

Ingredients to make Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao)

  • 1 and 3/4 cups Basmati rice ( soaked in water for 30 minutes)
  • 1 cup pudina (mint) leaves- chopped finely
  • 1 cup chhena or paneer
  • 3/4 cup curd- whisked
  • 3 onions – sliced
  • 1 bay leaf, 3 green cardamoms, 3 cloves, 2 black cardamoms, 6 black peppercorns
  • 1 inch ginger piece ,3 garlic cloves and 1 green chilly – crushed
  • ghee or oil – 4 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric for colour ( optional )

How to make Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao)

  1. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan. Add the bay leaf, cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms and peppercorns and let them crackle.
  2. Add the sliced onion and fry till golden brown. To this, add the crushed ginger, garlic and green chilly. Saute for 10-15 seconds.
  3. Add the paneer ( chhena ) and the curd. Cook for 2-3 minutes on a low flame.
  4. Add salt , 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Tip in the drained rice and half of the chopped pudina.
  5. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or till the rice is done.
  6. Sprinkle the rest of the pudina over the pulao and serve hot.

My Tip:

In place of the homemade paneer or Chhena, you can use store bought paneer and crumble it when using.

Reviews for Pudina Paneer Pulao(Mint and home made chenna Pulao) (2)

Ayesha Sayyed3 years ago

I loved it is very very good tasty recipe
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Ivorinii Fernandes4 years ago

I jst tried it it was awesome sapna.
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sapna dhyani devrani
3 years ago
Hey, that's great Ivorinii! Glad you tried it

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