Paneer Pudina Pulao is Mint flavored Rice with Cottage Cheese. A filling one pot dish, it is good to pack for lunch.
Cuisine: North India
Time Required: 25 Minutes
1 Cup Raw Rice
2 Cups Coconut Milk
1 Cup Pudina/Mint Leaves, Chopped
½ Cup Paneer/Cottage Cheese Cubes
3 Green Chilies
1″ piece Ginger
4 pods Garlic
1 Onion, Sliced
3 pieces Cinnamon
3 pieces Clove
Shallow fry Paneer and keep aside.
Picture – Shallow Frying Paneer
Grind Green Chilies, Garlic and Ginger to a paste. In a thick-bottomed pan heat Ghee and add Cinnamon, Clove, Cardamom and fry.
Now add the Chili paste, Onions and fry for 2 minutes. Add Rice, Pudina and Paneer and mix well with the Masala. Add Coconut milk and close the vessel and cook till done.
Remove Paneer Pudina Pulao to a serving dish and serve hot with Raitha.