Thursday, January 7, 2016

Sweet corn and Paneer Pulao

I simply love all sort of pulaos ...they are so yumm and  flavours  , aroma they give out in the kitchen and taste buds just amazes anyone's senses...this is one of my son's fav rice dishes which he enjoys a lot... you will simply love the flavour here . Serve it with Raita of your choice or have it just like that but this rice is truly a winner ...Here goes the recipe for that :) 


1 and 1/2 cup Basmati Rice 

1/2 cup fresh coconut milk + 1 Cup water for Cooking Rice 

2 onion (sliced)

1/2 cup Sweet corn (boiled)

1/2  cup Cubed Paneer 

1/4 tsp Shahi Jeera

2 Green Cardamom / Elaichi 

1 ' Dalchini ( Cinnamom)

1 bay leaf

2 onion (sliced) 

3-4 Green chillies ( Use accroding to your spice level)

3 -4 big flakes of garlic 

1' ginger 

2 tbsp coriander leaves (chopped) 

2 tbsp Mint leaves (chopped)

1/4 tsp Baadshah Biryani Masala powder 

2 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp ghee 

few cashews fried till brown and reserved for garnishing 

salt to taste


  • Soak Basmati Rice for 30 mins then add in 1/2 cup coconut milk and water and cook till 80% done then keep aside. add little oil and salt and spread so that the grains don't stick to each other.
  • In grinder grind the green chillies, ginger, garlic to a fine paste and keep aside.
  • In pan add oil + ghee add elaichi , bay leaf, dalchini , 1/4 tsp Shahi jeera when its sizzles add in onion fry till light brown then add the paste and fry well till it leaves out nice aroma.
  • Add coriander leaves, mint leaves fry well . now add sweet corn , Paneer and toss well and delicately so that Paneer doesn't break.
  • Add Rice and salt and mix well.
  • Now add the Biryani Masala powder, fried cashews and give a final mix. Keep on low heat for 5 mins till all the flavours are nicely infused,
  • Done!...Enjoy this Rice as it is with any spicy Gravy of your choice :)