Wednesday, July 28, 2010



Basmati rice : 1 cup
Ghee : 2 tsp
Green peas : 1/2 cup
Cauliflower : 6-8 pieces (small size)
Paneer cubes : 200 gram
Salt : 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
Sugar : 1/2 tsp
Green chilly : 3-4 pieces
Cumin seeds : 1/4 tsp
Onion : 1/2 bowl (small size – finely chopped)
Ginger : 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
Garlic : 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
Black pepper : 5-6 pieces
Bay leaf : 2-3 pieces
Cloves : 6-8 pieces
Cardamom : 6-8 pieces
Cinnamon : 1 inch piece
Cashew nut : 6-8 pieces


• Wash the rice and let the water gets drained off
• Cut the paneer in small square pieces
• Heat 5-6 tsp of oil in a pan and fry the paneer pieces till it becomes golden brown
• In the rice cooker pour little oil, onions, ginger, garlic, bay leaf, black pepper, cumin seeds, green chilly, sugar and salt and mix well
• Turn on the rice cooker and cook for 2-3 minutes
• Add the rice and cauliflower and mix it properly with the fried onions
• Pour in 4 cups of water
• Cook for about 15 minutes
• Add the peas, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon and cook again for 2-3 minutes till the rice is cooked well
• Add the paneer and cook for 4-5 minutes more
• Scatter ghee on rice and garnish with cashew nut
• Serve hot with dal or curry


  1. this is my fav too. easy to make and tastes lovely.. Healthy too. I am drooling now.

  2. hi babli
    first time to ur blog ...ur having a wonderful space here with melodious music to welcome blogger ...u also got a beautiful collection of recipes ...anything with paneer is my favorite n this pulao looks divine n tempting...i love it
    if u get time do visit my blog


  3. Wow.. yummy pulao.. looks spicy and tempting.. beautiful clicks too.. thanks for sharing !!

  4. Hey babli.. came here through satya's blog.. and have fallen in love with your recipe collection, bookmarked your raw banana kofta curry..
    glad 2 find u dear :)

  5. ohh my dear babbli..this z one of my favorite dear...i like this one....truely divine..

  6. Love paneer in any dish. Shall try this out.

  7. hey got to see you after a long time . Liked your Paneer Pilaf variety.

  8. Yummy recipe, love paneer...pulao looks tempting and delicious.

  9. Fingerlicking pulao, makes me hungry..

  10. Paneer pulav looks wonderfully tasty nad delicious.Nice to see an update on your blog.

  11. after a long time Babli. how have you been? really missed you around. the pulao is my favourite... looks very tempting.

  12. Wow! Welcome back! The paneer pulao is very finger licking and filling! A sumptuous dish!

  13. good to see you back dear...i love this..looks so yummy!!!

  14. Welcome back dear, looks healthy and delicious, beautiful click too...

  15. वाह!! बहुत दिनों के बाद आपकी रेसिपी मिली है, स्वाद भरी.

  16. urmi how r u.. long time no see.
    this is very delicious rice no doubt taste so yumm i like anything with paneer.. good one babli

  17. Thank you very much for stopping by my blog space. Appreciate your generous comment.
    Paneee Pulao looks gorgeous !!

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,

  18. Hello Urmi, how are you doing? thanks for visiting and lovely words in my blog, first time here, beautiful bengali recipes, loved this paneer pulav, my fav

  19. paneer pilaff looks delicious Urmi..

  20. hi urmi...first time have a wonderful collection and colour full pics...following u...:)


  21. Hey Babli,How you been?? Was away for a while and I guess have missed a many posts..will try to catch up soon..Love this panner pulao..Looks delish.:)

  22. Dear Babli
    How are you?
    This Polao is very nice and I like it. Will try soon when Vege friends come.
    The heading of this dish is not appearing on my dash board, it says " untitled". Please see if you have put the title at the right place.
    Bhalo theko
    Ghosh Kaku

  23. Hy Dear,

    Fabulous recipe...very beauuuuuuuutifully presented.

  24. देखने में अच्छा है तो खाने में तो बहुत ही लज़ीज होगा!

  25. Pulao looks so rich and colorful, yummy dear:)

  26. Its my favourite. Its perfect and tempting. I enjoyed your onion flower fry also. All are delicious.