Paneer and Chickpeas Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - Basmati rice (cooked)
  • 1 cup - Paneer cubes
  • 1 cup - Cooked chickpeas
  • 1 tsp - Shah jeera
  • 1 - Onion (chopped lengthwise)
  • 3 Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1 tsp - Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Pepper powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup- Mint leaves (chopped)
  • Oil

How to Make Paneer and Chickpeas Pulao

  • Heat enough oil in a large pan, add the shah jeera and let them splutter.
  • Add chopped onions and stir until they turn translucent.
  • Now add the slit green chillies and chopped mint leaves. Saute until the mint leaves shrivel.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil and fry the paneer pieces on both sides until they turn golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Add the garam masala powder, cumin powder, pepper powder to the cooking vegetables and toss until the spice powders get well mixed.
  • Now add the already cooked basmati rice, fried paneer pieces to the pan and toss everything gently.
  • Serve hot with any spicy side dish.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe