How to make Pudina Paneer Pulao -

Chenna and pudina make this pulao extremely delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Pudina Paneer Pulao Recipe Card


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.

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.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.