Monday, February 1, 2010

Curry Leaf Paneer Rice


Here i am again with one paneer dish, but this time its very simple and i didnt use any garlic or onion in this too but also it was too good and very aromatic Can be prepared very quickly and am sure everyone will love it...

Ingredients


1 cup Basmati Rice


200 gms Paneer cut into med size cubes


1 tsp shah jeera(caraway seeds)


2 green chilli sliced

2 tsp grated ginger


3 sprig curry leaves

1 tsp red chilli powder


1 tsp garam masala powder


salt to taste


2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp oil


Method
  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 minutes and then drain it & keep aside
  • Heat sufficient water in a pan, when it starts boiling add basmati rice and cook it till done and then drain it and keep aside to cool completely
  • Mix in the salt and 2 tbsp oil and then keep aside
  • Heat 2 tbsp butter and 1 tsp oil in a pan, add shah jeera and when it crackles add green chilli and fry for a minute
  • Add ginger,curry leaves and fry for another min and then add red chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt, fry for 1 min and then add cubed paneer and mix well
  • Lastly add rice and mix it well and cook it on a low flame for 15 minutes till the rice gets well blended with the masala and then serve hot with raitha