Tuesday, December 17, 2013

JEERA PANEER RICE


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.

Ingredients:
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.

Method:
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.



12 comments:

  1. thats an flavorful combo looks delicious :)

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  2. Drooling here. Very inviting.

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

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  4. Simple and flavorful rice.. Looks inviting!

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

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  7. I like the addition of Paneer to jeera rice.

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  8. I can happily have this flavourful rice with a rich gravy.

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  9. Flavorful pulao, liked the addition of paneer..

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