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Paneer Rice

Paneer rice is a quick and easy rice especially if you have sudden guests or a potluck party. It is a delicious milky flavored rice with soft melt in mouth cubes of fried paneer and would be loved by both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. You can also add in carrots, capsicum, peas or any other veggies to make it extra special and look even more appetizing.

Rice- 2 cups
Water - 4 cup
Cloves- 2
Cardamon- 2
Cinnamon-  1 stick
Salt to taste

Paneer- 250 grams
Tomato Puree- 1 cup ( optional)
Green peas- 1/2 cup
Onion- 1 medium
Ginger - garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Green chilly- 4
Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves to garnish

Sock rice for half an hour. Bring four cups of water to a boil and add the whole garam masala , salt and rice and cook till it all water is evaporated and the rice is fluffy.
Cut paneer into cubes and fry them lightly and keep aside. In the same pan saute onions till golden brown and add ginger- garlic paste, green chilly and saute till the raw flavor disappears. Add tomato puree and saute till oil separates for about two minutes. Finally add green peas and garam masala and a little of salt. Allow the green peas to cook till soft and drop in paneer and saute for another minute. Finally add cooked rice and stir fry till all the masala is uniformly coated. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy...


  1. It looks fabulous ...Colorful aytund tto...

  2. Yummy paneer rice,looks beautiful and tempting.

  3. Looks delicious... I am a great paneer fan..

  4. Never made this. Looks easy and yummy. Definitely need to try. Thanks mme.

  5. Yummy rice, i have a similar recipe too!

  6. Wow delicious and tasty looking rice...yumm

  7. very nice..wanna try this out some time

  8. Wow,,,beautiful and inviting rice...:)Yummy...:)


  9. colorful aayittundu.kandittu kothiyavunnu....

  10. Love this recipe for panner rice,I love the addition of tomato puree,looks mouthwatering Suja!

  11. WOW! Superb paneer rice..Colorful and delicious..

  12. Sounds great, love the combo and looks yum.....

  13. Gr8 recipe for my Veg days :)


  14. Woww wat a droolworthy paneer rice...makes me hungry Suja..

  15. paneer and rice...interestin combo

  16. Nice photography, rice looks very nice with my fav ingredient Paneer in it:)

  17. WOW!!!! looks great. I always wanted to cook this but did not have a proper tested recipe. Now i have:-) Thanks for sharing this:-)

  18. Paneer rice looks yummy and colorful. Loved the combo of Rice & Paneer.

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  19. Delicious One pot meal !! Lovely Click :)

  20. Paneer rice looks adipoli dear,,,very colorful

  21. Paneer rice looks so attractive dear. Wanna taste it now....

  22. inviting n colorful paneer rice:)

  23. beautiful and tempting paneer rice...adipoli...

  24. Ohh..I am a total paneer fanatic ..this looks super delicious n tempting Suja..mmm!

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  25. wow what a tempting and mouthwatering paneer rice.... a definite try one.... book marked dear....

  26. Paneer rice looks very inviting...

  27. Anything with panner..count in me :-)bet it must have tasted great

  28. yummy yumm!!!..rice looks so perfect ..

  29. Paneer addition would make any simple dish look royal :-)great preparation Suja

  30. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet visit often:)

  31. Looks very nice, colorful and very tempting......great work


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