Paneer Biriyani




1.Paneer (cottage heese)-200gms
2.Ghee-1tbsp
3.Cardamom-3
   Cloves-2
   Cinnamon-1
   Bay leaf-1
   Fennel seeds-1/2tsp
4.Pearl onion(crushed) -1cup
   Ginger(crushed)-1tsp
   Garlic(crushed)-3
   Green Chilly(sliced)-4
   Mint leaves(crushed)-1tsp
   Tomato(sliced)-1
5.Turmeric Powder-1/2tsp
   Yoghurt-2tbsp
   Coriander leaves(chopped)-a handful
   Salt
6. Cashew nuts/Almonds-15
For Rice
1.Basmati rice -2cups soak the rice in water at least 30minutes
2.Cinnamon -2sticks
   Cardamom -1
   Cloves -4
   Bay leaf -1
3.Water
   Salt
4.Saffron -a pinch dissolved in 2tsp milk
   Chopped coriander leaves-1tbsp
For garnishing
Finely sliced onions -1
Cashew nuts - a handful
Raisins - a handful
Ghee-1/2cup


Preparation of Paneer Masala
  • In a nonstick pan heat 1tbsp ghee and shallow fry paneer pieces.
  • In the same pan fry cinnamon ,cardamom,cloves,bay leaf and fennel seeds.Add sliced onions,ginger,garlic and green chilly.It becomes translucent add crushed mint ,turmeric powder and tomato.Cook until tomatoes are tender.Now add fried paneer pieces,2tbsp yoghurt,1/2cup water ,cashew nut paste, salt and coriander leaves.Cook until  the gravy become concentrate,remove from heat. 

Preparation of Rice
Boil 6 cup water with salt and spices.Add rice and cook untill 70% done.Drain excess water and keep the rice aside.Mix 1tbsp ghee  and chopped coriander leaves into the rice.

Heat 1/2cup ghee in a heavy bottom pan. fry the garnished portion of onion ,cashew nuts &raisins

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  • In an oven proof dish ,spread half the masala and place half of the rice over it. Spread the remaining masala and top with the rice.
  • Pour 2tbs of saffron milk on the top of it and sprinkle fried onions ,cashew nuts & raisins.
  • Cover the dish with aluminium foil and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve hot with salad,pickles,etc

26 comments:

  1. excellent biriyani.. makes me hungry here :)

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  2. yum yum yummmmmmmmmmmy what a tempting and mouth watering biryani I just want to grab the plate quickly and taste it.

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  3. Paneer biriyani looks yummy and so inviting. Lovely presentation.

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  4. It looks yummy.New to me. sounds good.

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  5. That's extremely tempting.I feel like grabbing those cute paneers from the screen..Too yummy and pretty to resist Ganga.

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  6. Ganga the biryani looks super appealing the pics are to fall for.Its "WOW"

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  7. Delicious and appetizing.. the clicks are awesome..

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  8. the snaps are very tempting.. it looks very delicious.

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  9. Adipoli biriyani..paneer is my favorite

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  10. my mouth is watering now. so delicious

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  11. lovely preparation...Biryani looks so yummy...paneer looks so crisp n tempting!!
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  12. Super tempting,delicious and incredible briyani..Wish to have some rite now.

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  13. Looks delicious!

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  14. very inviting and nice concept to cook...following you..

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  16. Very tempting, nice presentation..

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  17. wow....yummy n inviting biriyani.....lovely clicks too....

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  18. Wow this biryani looks delicious.

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