How to make Pudina Paneer Pulao - Chenna and pudina make this pulao extremely delicious.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल), Chenna (छैना)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Pudina Paneer Pulao

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

For more recipes related to Pudina Paneer Pulao checkout Jeera Rice, Jodhpuri Vegetable Pulao, Vegetable Biryani, Erra Sadam . You can also find more Rice recipes like Marwari Tahiri, Apricot Rice With Nuts, Vegetable Curd Rice, Skewered Chicken with Brown Rice.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pudina Paneer Pulao Recipe

  • Basmati Rice soaked in water for 15 minutes. 1 1/2 cups

  • Chenna 1 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves 15-20

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Black cardamoms 2-3

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2-3

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add ghee, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves, black peppercorns, bay leaves, green chillies, ginger and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 2

Add basmati rice and sauté for half a minute. Add chenna, yogurt and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add 2 cups water, mint leaves and mix. Cook on high heat, stirring continuously. When the water evaporates, lower the heat, cover and cook till the rice is completely cooked.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.