Friday, September 21, 2012

Peas Paneer Pulav / Mutter Paneer Pulav / பட்டாணி பனீர் புலவ்

This mildly flavoured rice is quick and easy to prepare. 

Ingredients :

1. Basmati Rice - 1 Cup 
2. Onion - 1 (Chopped)
3. Garlic - 4 Cloves (Crushed)
4. Ginger - 1 inch piece (Chopped Finely)
5. Peas (Fresh/Frozen) - 1/2 Cup 
6. Green chilly - 2 (Slit Vertically) (Adjust chilly according to your taste)
7. Mint Leaves - A Few
8. Paneer - 1 Cup (Cubed) 
9. Bay leaf - 1
10. Star Anise - 1
11. Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tsp 
12. Cardamom - 2 
13. Cashew & Raisin - 1 tbs (Together)
14. Ghee - 4 tsp
15. Oil - 1 tbs
16. Salt - Needed Qty
17. Water - 1.5 Cups (Adjust according to your rice)

Procedure :

1. Wash and soak rice in water for 15 minutes. Set to drain.

2. In a pan, add 2 tsp of ghee. Spread paneer cubes. Fry till they change to golden brown. Keep aside.

3. In the same pan, add another 2 tsp of ghee. Roast cashew and raisin till they turn golden brown. Add rice and roast for few minutes. Switch off the stove. Let it cool.

4. In a pressure cooker, add oil. Put bay leaf, star anise, fennel and cardamom. Fry for few seconds.

5. Add crushed garlic, ginger pieces, green chillies, mint leaves and onion. Fry till onion turns to light brown colour.

6. Add peas, paneer cubes, water and salt. Let the contents boil well.

7. Add rice. Close the pressure cooker and put weight. Allow only one whistle. Switch off the stove.

8. Mix well before serving.

9. Serve hot with any veg kurma and raitha.

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Who tried this recipe?
1. Priya Satheesh

This participates in Jaleela's - Bachelor's Feast


hotpotcooking said...

WOW!! Yum pulao.

Vimitha Durai said...

Love this combo anytime... Delish

divya said...

Super it!!

kitchen queen said...

very tempting and delicious pulao

Sanoli Ghosh said...

My favorite combo dear. Super delicious pulao.

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Amina Creations said...

delicious and flavourful recipe...

Unknown said...

Looks yum!
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Unknown said...

yummy yummy...Love this delicious rice!

Prathima Rao said...

Paneer & peas - a perfect match!! delish pulav..
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Unknown said...

So easy ti make and wholesome!