Tuesday, December 17, 2013


This is a simple rice preparation of rice with paneer, flavoured with jeera and whole spices. It tastes really good with all the Shahi side dishes. This is a perfect party dish.

Rice  .........  1 cup
Paneer ..... 1/4 cup (cut into tiny cubes)
Cumin seeds or caraway seeds ... 1 tsp
Cinnamon .... 1 inch piece
Black cardamom .... 1
Green cardamoms ... 2-3
Bay leaf ....... 1-2
Salt .... to taste
Oil / ghee .. 1 tbsp or as needed.

1. Wash the rice and soak for 1 hour.
2. Fry the paneer pieces to a light golden colour. Set aside.
3. In a pan heat oil or ghee and add the whole spices except cumin / caraway seeds.
4. When they give out an aroma add the rice and saute. Add 2 cups water.
5. Season with salt and cook until 3/4 th done.
6. Tip in the fried paneer pieces.T
7. Heat a little ghee. Sprinkle the cumin / caraway seeds on the rice and pour hot ghee over them.
8. Keep on dum for a minute.


Manjula Bharath said...

thats an flavorful combo looks delicious :)

divya said...

Drooling here. Very inviting.

Sapana Behl said...

Wow , simple yet tatsty rice. Thanks for sending to my event .

Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful pulao Ji...

Divya Prakash said...

Simple and flavorful rice.. Looks inviting!

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Awesome jeera paneer rice..my favourite at any time.

Eliza Lincy said...

Thats a wonderful jeera paneer rice. Happy to follow u. If u get time visit my space too.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious rice

Rashida Shaikh said...

I like the addition of Paneer to jeera rice.

Hari Chandana P said...

Lovely recipe.. yummy!!