Thursday, September 9, 2010

Paneer-Carrot Pulav

Ingredients:

Basmati rice - 2cups
Paneer (cut into cubes) - 250g
Carrot (cut into cubes)- 1,big
Oil for frying paneer

For the masala

Ghee - 2tbsp
Garlic paste - 1tbsp
Ginger - 2tsp
Green chillies - 3
Tomato - 2big
Kashmiri chilli powder - 2tsp
Coriander powder - 11/2tsp
Kasoori methi - 1tsp
Pepper powdr - 1/2tsp
Garam masala powder(i used homemade masala  .ie 2cardmom,3cloves,1/2tsp fennel seeds,1mace and 2small cinnamon pieces.Powder the spices to fine powder )- 1tsp

   
For seasoning

Ghee -  2-3tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Coriander seeds- 1tsp
Onion(chopped) - 1,big
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup

Method:

1 Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes.Heat 6cups of water in a big vessel.Add the soaked rice along with carrot cubes and enough salt.Cook on medium flame till its done.drain it and keep it aside.

2 Heat oil in a pan.Deep fry the paneer cubes and set aside.

3 Heat ghee in a pan.Add garlic paste and saute for 3 minutes.Add ginger and green chillies.saute well and add chilli power and coriander powder to this.Mix well.Add chopped tomatoes and cook it till it become mushy.Put pepper powder,kasoori methi  and garam masala powder.Saute for a minute and switch off the stove.

4 Heat a big pan and add 2tbsp of ghee.Splutter cumin seeds and coriander seeds.Add the chopped onion and saute it till it become translucent.Put the  cooked rice and paneer.Gently mix well.Add the masala and slowly mix to the rice.Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with onion raitha,pickel and pappad :)

Recipe Courtesy - Lakshmi Nair

13 comments:

  1. Wow interesting combination I like both carrots and paneer ...looks so gud!

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  2. Am inviting myself to ur place to enjoy this droolworthy pulav, excellent..

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  3. wow that looks amazing, yummy one with paneer in it

    US Masala

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  4. Ethu kollalo, enik paneer atra eshtalla, but engane anenl chilapol kazhichekum :-P

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  5. Very nice, colourful, delicious, healthy and gorgeous paneer pulav.

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  6. wow adipoli..must have been a very flavorful and yummy rice...lovely

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  7. Love this recipe..Carrot and paneer sounds like a great combo..Will try it sometime..

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  8. That's too good a combo :-) my kidoos will finish this in no time..
    BTW where were you these days? busy aano?

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  9. Quick n easy pulav...Delicious combo ,looks good...

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