Paneer Pulao is a very quick and easy recipe to make, you can also use this dish to serve to your guests in parties or occasions. Long-grained basmati rice, pressure-cooked in tangy tomato-based gravy interspersed with spongy cottage cheese cubes, the paneer pulao is a toothsome treat that will delight your family and friends!
Recipe Type: Rice Pulao, Main Course
Preperation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
1 tsp oil
2 tsp butter
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1 tbsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp green chilli paste
3 tbsp tomato puree
1 cup rice (chawal) , soaked for 1 hour and drained
1 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
salt to taste
a pinch of sugar
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp curds (dahi)
For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
Heat the oil and butter in a pressure cooker.
Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
Add the ginger, garlic and green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
Add the tomato purée and sauté again for 1 minute.
Add the rice and sauté for another 1 minute.
Add the paneer and sauté for 1 more minute.
Add 2 cups of hot water, salt, sugar, garam masala and curds, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
Serve hot garnished with coriander.