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Monday, July 11, 2011

Potato Paneer Peas Pulav!!!

Potato Paneer Peas Pulav is different and tasty variety rice. I tried this when I saw on TV, but its not exactly the same. I have made few changes. This is a rich rice with butter, oil and paneer. Good for kids.

Basmati Rice - 3 cups thats 1.5 alakku (Can use normal rice too)
Paneer cubes - 1 cup cubes(click here for homemade paneer recipe)
Green Peas - 1 cup(Fresh or Frozen)
Potato - 1no
Spices -Bay leaf/- 1no Cinnamon/Cloves/Cardamom - 2 nos each
Butter - 1 tspn
Oil - 3 tspns
Onion - 2 nos
Tomato - 1no
Curry leaves - few
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tspn(As per your taste)
Green chilli - 1 no
Ginger Garlic - 1 tspn chopped or you can grind with coconut.
Cashews - few
Coriander/Cilantro - 2 tspns for garnish Optional

For Grinding
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Cardamom/Elachi - 2 nos
Pepper - 8nos

Preparation Method
Heat a kadai, add butter and saute paneer slightly brown and keep aside.
Heat pressure cooker, add ghee, oil, cashews and spices. saute for 2 mins.
Now add onions and little salt, ginger, garlic, green chilli saute till brown. Then add tomato and saute.
Add the coconut paste and mix. Keep in low flame.
Add chopped potato and peas. Add little water and let it boil.
In a kadai, add little butter or ghee saute the basmati rice till you get good aroma.
Mix the rice with the rest of the ingredients in pressure cooker.
Add water about 5cups or if you want it soft 1 cup more.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and mix well. Check for salt. Add sauteed paneer.
Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Off the stove and mix well.

Potato Paneer Peas Pulav is ready to serve.

You can serve with any Raitha or Paneer gravy.

This recipe is going for Healthy Lunchbox Ideas by Kalyani hosted by Jayashree.

Other recipes for the event.Mutter Paneer, Simple Paneer Peas Pulav, Paneer Bhurji and Palak Paneer


KrithisKitchen on July 9, 2011 at 12:14 AM said...

Kids are sure to enjoy this... simply yummy..
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Unknown on July 9, 2011 at 12:15 AM said...

Yum, a great and tempting recipe :)

Torviewtoronto on July 9, 2011 at 12:59 AM said...

wonderfully done pulav looks delicious

Mugdha on July 9, 2011 at 3:20 AM said...

lovely and tempting recipe..:)

harini-jaya on July 9, 2011 at 6:12 AM said...

yumm..I had the same plan last weekend, but unfortunately I burnt the paneer (accident:( )and so the plan was ditched!!I am going to try it out again soon!

Tina on July 9, 2011 at 2:02 PM said...

yummy pulav..looks delicious.

Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory) on July 9, 2011 at 3:13 PM said...

This sounds wonderful, looks delicious. I love the simple recipe for it!

Valarmathi Sanjeev on July 10, 2011 at 1:11 AM said...

Yummy pulao...looks delicious..

Reva on July 10, 2011 at 2:26 AM said...

Pulao looks awesome.. with an unuusal combination... loved it:)

divya on July 10, 2011 at 11:51 PM said...

wonderfully done pulav looks delicious

soujanya on July 12, 2011 at 11:23 PM said...

Hi sara...
one of the good variety of rice using veggies...looking delicious...
This is my first visit had a nice space...appreciate ur work!!
keep going..
Happy cooking!Happy hosting!

Unknown on July 13, 2011 at 8:04 AM said...

I love rice dishes with paneer. This looks absolutely delicious.

Unknown on July 13, 2011 at 8:04 AM said...

I love rice dishes with paneer. This looks absolutely delicious.

Saraswathi Iyer on July 14, 2011 at 12:39 AM said...

Thank you friends for your lovely comments.

Hamaree Rasoi on July 16, 2011 at 11:51 AM said...

This pulao with paneer and potato combination looks delicious. Simple yet satisfying

Hamaree Rasoi

Tes on July 19, 2011 at 1:21 PM said...

Wow what a lovely golden dish! It looks so comforting and warm :)


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