Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao
Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Chef: Aanal Kotak
Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ingredients of Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao
2 Cup cooked plain basmati rice
1 medium-size onion diced
100 gram paneer cottage cheese cut into cubes
1 medium-size capsicum diced
1 medium size red bell pepper diced
1 medium-size yellow bell pepper diced
1 green chili cut lengthwise
1 tsp bengali panch phoran
1/4 tsp nigella seeds kalonji
1/4 tsp cumin seeds jeera
1/4 tsp fennel seeds saunf
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds methi dana
1/4 tsp mustard seeds rai
1 bay leaf tej patta
1 tbsp cooking oil
Ingredients for marination
1/2 Cup yogurt curd
2 tsp achaar masala
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp dried kasuri methi
1 tbsp mustard oil
Salt to taste
How to Make Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao
Combine paneer cubes, bell peppers, and capsicum in a bowl.
Add the all ingredients mentioned for marination.
Mix nicely so that vegetables and paneer get nicely coated with the marinade.
Keep this in a box in the fridge overnight or minimum for 1 hour.
To prepare the pulao, heat oil in a stir fry pan.
Add the panch phoran and bay leaf. Cook for few seconds till the aroma of spices is released.
Add the onion and green chili. Cook till the onion turn soft and light brown.
Add the marinated vegetables and fry for 1 - 2 minutes.
You can the leftover marinade as well and cook the vegetables covered till they turn done.
Add the paneer and fry for few seconds.
Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
Next add the cooked rice, mix nicely and cook covered for a minute or so for the rice to absorb the flavors.
Serve Achaari Paneer Tawa Pulao warm.