Paneer and peas pulao


1)  Basmathi rice  – 1 cup

2) Ghee              – 2 tbsp

3) Paneer cubes   – 250 gms

4) Cardamom     – 5 nos
     Cloves           – 4 nos
     Bay leaves       – 2 nos
     Cinnamon        – 1 1/2 inch piece

 5) Peas                – 2 cup
     Raisins             – 2 tbsp

  6) Salt  as needed
      Sugar               – 1 tsp

  7) Water               – 2 cup

Soak rice for one hour. Heat ghee in a pan, fry paneer pieces till golden brown and keep them aside.
Saute 4th ingredients in remaining ghee.  Drain the rice and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add peas and raisins and saute for another 2- 3 minutes. Now add salt, sugar, and water to this and boil in a low flame.

When all the water is absorbed and rice is cooked, add fried paneer pieces to this  and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve hot with raita and pickle. 

10 thoughts on “Paneer and peas pulao”

  1. Pulao looks yummy. You know what? I am also planning to prepare a rice dish using Paneer on Saturday -a biryani. We are all thinking alike….

  2. Delicious pulao 🙂 Nice combo dear!
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  3. I always love the ones with simple ingredients but belts out a rich and beautiful recipe with less manual effort. Love this Pulao! great.


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