Paneer Pulav is easy to prepare and tastes great too. Paneer Pulav is mildly spiced and is a mix of Peas, Paneer with rice. It is best for lunch box recipe. Peas and Paneer Pulav taste great with simple curds or raita.
Rice: 1 and 1/2 Cups
Pudina/Mint Leaves: 1 cup
Grated coconut: 2 tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
Green Chillies: 2
Ghee: 2 tbsp
Cinnamon: 1/2 inch
Jeera Seeds: 1 tsp
Cashew nuts: 1 tbsp
Chopped Onion: 1 cup
Peas: 1/2 Cup
Chopped Paneer: 1/2 Cup
1.Wash Rice with water. Pour out the water completely - rice should stay as dry as possible for 30 mins.
2. Grind Pudina, Grated coconut, Green chillies, 2 Elachi and Ginger Garlic paste to a fine paste.
3. Heat Ghee in cooker container/pan. Add Pepper, Jeera Seeds, Cloves, Cinnamon, 2 Elachi, Cashew nuts and Onion. Fry till onion turns transparent.
4. Next add peas and paneer. Add the paste from step 2 and fry till the water contents disappear.
5. Add Rice from step 1 and fry until the Rice turns a bit thick.
Now add 3 cups of water to the cooker and stir for a min. Add Salt and
close the pressure cooker lid and allow the contents to cook.
When you hear the 2 - 3 cooker whistles, switch to low flame and continue
to heat for about 2 minutes. Then switch off the flame and allow the
pressure of the cooker to ease.
Serve Green Peas and Paneer Pulav with raita.