Recipe for Tasty Paneer Pudina Pulao

Tasty Paneer Pudina Pulao
Paneer Mint Pulao

This is a simple to understand step-by-step Recipe for preparing at home tasty and delicious up market restaurant style Paneer Pudina Rice or Pulao.
This is a specialty Pulao preparation using Pudina and Paneer as the main ingredients. The Paneer Mint Pulao makes a great main course Pulao preparation for the main course of any kind of party.

The Marathi language version of this Pulao preparation method can be seen here – Paneer-Pudina Rice

Paneer Pudina Rice Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons

2 Cups Basmati Rice
200 Gram Paneer [Indian Cottage Cheese]
2 Tablespoon Oil
Salt as per taste

For the Masala:
2 Cups Mint Leaves [Pudina]
4-5 Green Chilies
1” Ginger Piece
8-10 Garlic Petals

Tasty Paneer Pudina Pulao
Paneer Mint Pulao

For the Tadka
1 Tablespoon Oil
3 Bay Leaves [Tej Patta]
6-7 Black Pepper Corn
4 Cloves
2 Small Cinnamon Pieces
Mint Leaves for garnishing

Wash the Rice, cook it, and keep it aside.
Grind the Mint leaves, Green Chilies, Ginger and Garlic along with 2 tablespoon Water.
Heat the Oil in a Kadai, slightly fry the Paneer pieces, keep them aside, and then add the Bay leaves, Pepper Corns, Cloves, Cinnamon and the grounded Mint paste. Mix it well and fry for about 2-3 minutes.
Add the Salt and the cooked Rice. Then mix it well and sauté the Mint Rice for 4-5 minutes on a slow flame.
Serve hot. While serving garnish with fried Paneer pieces and Mint Leaves.

By Sujata Nerurkar

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