Monday, September 13, 2010

Paneer & Nuts Pulav(Bengali Royal Rice)

Kurma Dasa is a Australian TV host and a Vegetarian Chef.When i saw his Bengali Royal Rice,i loved it and wanted to try it in home.I did give a try and it came out really well.I tweaked a little bit and it was awesome.
Serve with vegetable curry.



Ingredients:
Basmati Rice : 1cup(Wash and soak in water for 20mins)
Saffron :1/2 tsp(soak the saffron in warm milk)
Nutmeg Powder :1tsp
Salt : 1tsp

In a pan,add a tsp of ghee and add the drained rice and fry till aroma gets well.Add 2cups of water,saffron,nutmeg and salt.Cook till the rice is done.Transfer to a plate.

To Make Pulav :
Spices u need :
1.Jeera/Cumin Seeds : 1tsp
2.Snauf : 1tsp
3.Cinnamon : 1" inch stck
4.Cardoman : 3pods
5.Cloves : 3
6.Black Pepper Powder : 1/4 tsp
7.Red Chilli Powder :1/4tsp
8.Hing : 1/8 tsp or a pinch
9.Brown Sugar :3tbsp

1.Almonds : 3tbsp(chopped)
2.Cashews/Walnuts :3tbsp (chopped)
3.Raisins : 3tbsp(chopped)
4.Paneer : 1 cup
5.Peas : 1/2 cup(fresh or frozen)




Saute the paneer in tbsp of ghee/butter till all the sides are brown.Transfer them in a bowl of water.
In a same pan saute the nuts one by one till brown.I ran out of cashews so i used walnuts.
Add a 1tbsp of ghee and add spices 1 to 5 with hing.Fry for few seconds,add peas and paneer.
Add the pepper and chilli powder with brown sugar.Add rice and adjust the salt.
Serve with Raita or some curry.

23 comments:

  1. A flavourful and delicious pulao!

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  2. Very nice looking delicious pulao. Very well described.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Omg, wat a droolworthy pulao, very tempting..

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  4. Yum..the pulav looks super rich..

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  5. perfect one pot meal Swapna..paneer n nuts wow.. delicious with a bowl of raita at the sides..nice presentation too..

    US Masala

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  6. Indeed shahi pulav.. and loving the ingredients.

    Do take a sneak at my space when time permits!

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  7. Looks tempting and mouthwatering!!

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  8. First time here. Loved your space. Your paneer and nuts pulav looks yummy. Do visit my blog here if time permits. Vasavisrecipes.blogspot.com
    Happy to follow you.

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  9. thanks for dropping in my blog.Even you do have a lovely space.Would love to follow you

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  10. Nice decoration. Lovely dish. Very creative. I didn't know you are in Orlando..i was there 2 weeks ago and the sun burned me!

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  11. Nice yummy puloa..sounds great..thx for stopping by kothiyavunu and lending me to ur lovely space.

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  12. Wow Pulav looks delicious!! Do drop by my space when u find time .

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  13. First time here. You have a nice blog. Good recipe. Paneer pulao looks so delicious. drooling here.. :-) For a second I thought this is my blog.I have the same background. hehhehehe...

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  14. Fantastic! I am a vegetarian and I love paneer!

    Thank you for sharing :-)

    ciao
    Alessandra

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  15. Thanks for your inputs on my blog swapna. Your pulao looks absolutely rich and fabulous :)

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  16. Yummy looking pulav.Lovely decoration!

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  17. Paneer and nuts pulav is very tasty..yummy yum

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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