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, a deliciously amazing recipe to treat your family members. This recipe of Paneer Tawa Pulao by Shaheen Ali will definitely help you in its preparation. Surprisingly the preparations for Paneer Tawa Pulao can be done within 10 minute. Isn't it interesting. Also, the time taken for cooking Paneer Tawa Pulao is not very much. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish is definitely going to come out superb! This recipe is almost perfect to serve 2 people.A lot of times making Paneer Tawa Pulao can be quite tricky, so the recipe in Better Butter can help you in making it. The aroma which arises while cooking Paneer Tawa Pulao is just too tempting. Cooking Paneer Tawa Pulaoat home might be a little tedious but when your whole family would enjoy the meal, all your efforts would be totally worth it. The recipe can be turned and twisted in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. This recipe of Paneer Tawa Pulao is so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Paneer Tawa Pulao from Better Butter.

    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!

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