Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao is one of the simplest recipes I have tried with the achaar masala (pickle spice mix). Find recipe
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Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao

Achari Paneer Tawa Pulao is one of the simplest recipes I have tried with the achaar masala (pickle spice mix).
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: paneer tawa pulao, tawa pulao recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Hina Gujral

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup cooked plain basmati rice
  • 1 medium-size onion diced
  • 100 gram paneer cottage cheese cut into cubes
  • 1 medium-size capsicum diced
  • 1 medium size red bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium-size yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 green chili cut lengthwise
  • 1 tsp bengali panch phoran
  • or
  • 1/4 tsp nigella seeds kalonji
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds saunf
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds methi dana
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds rai
  • 1 bay leaf tej patta
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Ingredients for marination

  • 1/2 Cup yogurt curd
  • 2 tsp achaar masala see recipe
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp dried kasuri methi
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Combine paneer cubes, bell peppers, and capsicum in a bowl.
  • Add the all ingredients mentioned for marination.
  • Mix nicely so that vegetables and paneer get nicely coated with the marinade.
  • Keep this in a box in the fridge overnight or minimum for 1 hour.
  • To prepare the pulao, heat oil in a stir fry pan ( buy it here ).
  • Add the panch phoran and bay leaf. Cook for few seconds till the aroma of spices is released.
  • Add the onion and green chili. Cook till the onion turn soft and light brown.
  • Add the marinated vegetables and fry for 1 - 2 minutes.
  • You can the leftover marinade as well and cook the vegetables covered till they turn done.
  • Add the paneer and fry for few seconds.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  • Next add the cooked rice, mix nicely and cook covered for a minute or so for the rice to absorb the flavors.
  • Serve Achaari Paneer Tawa Pulao warm.

Notes

Recommended Equipments: Stir-Fry Pan ( buy it here )