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...


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

  • 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