Paneer Biryani

Paneer Biryani

This is a treat for the vegetarians. Aromatic and flavorful one pot meal! I usually do biryanis on weekends. I had half of the paneer left over from paneer burji. So wanted to do something with pan...

Ingredients

  • Oil – 1tbsp
  • Bay leaf – ½
  • Cinnamon – 1 thin piece
  • Cloves – 3
  • Cardamom pods -2
  • Yogurt – 2 tbsp
  • Basmati Rice – 3 cups
  • Biryani Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • for garnish:
  • Saffron – ½ tsp dissolved in ½ cup warm milk
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Mint – 2 tbsp finely chopped (to garnish) For the paneer masala:
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Besan flour- 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 2 tsp
  • Paneer cubes – ½ cup For fried onions:
  • Onions – 2 small onions, ½ cup, sliced thinly
  • Cashewnuts – 6
  • Oil – to fry (3 - 4 tbsp) For rice masala:
  • Cashew nuts – 6
  • Khus khus (white poppy seeds) – ½ tbsp.
  • Cumin seeds/ jeera – ½ tbsp
  • Fennel seeds – ½ tbsp.
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Garlic – 4 pods
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • Green chilli – 4
  • Mint – ½ cup, chopped finely
  • Coriander leaves – ½ cup, chopped finely.
Read the whole recipe on Relish The Bite