Paneer Poha/Paneer Aval upma/Pressed rice with cottage cheese


Oil as needed

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

Onion, chopped  – 2 cups

Ginger, chopped – 1 tbsp

Green chillies, chopped – 4 Nos

Crumbled paneer – 1 and 1/2 cups

Salt as needed

Poha/Aval/Pressed rice  – 3 cups

Tomatoes – 3 medium

Coriander leaves, chopped – 1/4 cup


In a bowl, keep poha and pour water over it so as it softens. Drain water by placing poha on a sieve. Place paneer in warm water to make it soft. Drain water. Crumble paneer with your hands. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add onions. Cook them till they are transparent. Add ginger and green chillies. Saute them for a minute. Add crumbled paneer and salt. Mix well. Now add poha. Mix well so that everything is well blended. Add tomato pieces and coriander leaves. Mix well. Switch off the stove. Serve them hot.

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