Angoori Pulao Recipe - Rice preparation with silver coated paneer balls and spices.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice, Paneer (cottage cheese)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Angoori Pulao

Angoori Pulao Recipe - How to make Angoori Pulao


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Basmati rice soaked1 1/2 cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated1 cup

  • Salt

  • Oil 2 tbsps + to deep fry

  • Silver warq 2-3 sheet

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 4

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Cloves 2

  • Green chillies,broken 2

  • Ghee to deep fry

  • Cashewnuts 20-25

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Yogurt whisked 1/2 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 10-15

  • Deep fried onions 1/2 cup


Step 1

Grate paneer into a bowl. Add a little salt and mash them with your hands to make a smooth dough. Shape them into small balls. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the paneer balls till golden.

Step 2

Drain and place them on an absorbent paper. Cool and cover them with silver warq and set aside. Heat two tablespoons oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds, black peppercorns, black cardamoms, cloves and green chillies and half a cup of water so that the spices do not burn.

Step 4

Add cashewnuts and onions. Stir and sauté for two minutes. Add yogurt and mix. Add rice, salt and two cups of water.

Step 5

When it comes to a boil, cover, reduce heat and cook. Add mint leaves along with deep fried onions. Mix and cook till the rice is done.

Step 6

Add the paneer balls and serve hot.

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