Basmathi Rice – 1 cup
Kismiss – 20
Sugar – 2 tsp
Cloves – 5
Cinamon – 4
Bay leaves – 2
Cardamom – 3
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Water – 2 cup
Peas – 1 cup
Paneer – 250 gm
Oil – for frying paneer
Cherry or Pomegranate – handfull
Soak rice for 1 hour ..Then wash and drain it ..Keep aside
Cut the paneer into small cubes and shallow fry them (golden colour ).
Keep them aside
Heat ghee in a kadai ..Fry all the spices then add drained rice into it ..
Fry for about 5 minutes ..Rice will began to splutter .Then add kismiss and peas .Fry again for 2 minutes ..
After that add sugar ,salt and water into the rice mix.Check the salt ..
Mix well and cover the kadai with a lid and cook in low flame .
Check the rice occasionally ..It will almost 10 to 15 minutes ..When cooked add the fried paneer cubes into it ..
Mix well and again cook for 5 minutes ..switch off the fire .
Transfer the pulav into a serving dish and decorate it with pomegranate or sweet cherry …
Then simple but yummy pulav is ready to serve …
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Peas and Paneer Pulav
Ginger-garlic paste -1tbsp
Garam masala -1/4tsp
Curry leaves-1 string
Thick Coconut milk-1cup
Soak peas in water for at least 4 hours .(U can use fresh peas also)
After that pressure cook it by adding salt and water.
Heat oil in a pan .Add ginger -garlic paste and saute for 1 minute .
Then add sliced onion ,green chilly ,curry leaves and pinch of salt.
Saute them till the onion become light brown in colour.
Mix all the powders in 2tbsp of water and add this mix to the onion ..
Cook it until the raw smell goes.Now add tomato pieces and stir well ..
Saute them well until the oil began to separate .
Add cooked peas to this mix and stir well ..Allow to boil .
Finally add thick coconut milk to this and boil for 1 minute by stirring continuously .Check the salt
If u dont want to add coconut milk u can omit this step.
Transfer this peas masala to the serving dish and decorate with coriander leaves.Serve with appam ,chapaty etc