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Paneer Pulao Recipe

Aarthi
Paneer pulao which is super easy to make and taste so delicious. It is simple and one of the quickest pulao you could ever make.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 to 4 servings
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Ingredients
  

  • Paneer - 200 grams cubed
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1 tblsp
  • Ghee - 2 tblsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small piece
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 4
  • Cloves / Krambu - 4
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblsp
  • Green Chillies - 2 slit
  • Carrot - 1 chopped finely
  • Coriander leaves - 3 tblsp
  • Mint Leaves - 3 tblsp
  • Water - 2 cup
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan, add paneer and fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same pot, add whole spices and let them sizzle.
  • Add onions and cook till golden.
  • Add green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  • Add in water, salt, and bring it to a boil.
  • Add in rice and cook till most of the rice is absorbed.
  • Now add in paneer cubes and coriander leaves.
  • Cover and cook on a low heat for 10 mins.
  • Remove and set aside for 10 mins.
  • Fluff up the rice and serve.
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