Recipes - Palak Paneer Pulao


2 cups basmati rice
1 1/2 cup spinach / palak
1/4 bunch coriander leaves
1/2 cup french beans
1/2 cup paneer (slightly shallow fried)
2 green chillies
1 onion
1 tomato
1 tsp. garam masala powder
1 tsp. chilly powder
Few whole spices (Cardamom, Cloves, Cinnamon)
1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. ginger garlic paste
2 tbsp. coconut
2 tbsp. Oil
4 cups hot water
Salt to taste


Wash and soak rice for half an hour. Grind spinach, coriander leaves, coconut and chillies into a fine paste. Heat 2 tbsp. of oil and add cumin seeds,chopped onion, tomato & ginger garlic paste. Saute for a minute. Then add whole spices and stir well.  Now Add the masala, chilly powder,garama masala powder and mix well. Add the  beans and cook for a while. Add the Strained rice and stir gently. Later add the boiling water and cover with the lid and let the rice cook on medium flame.  When rice is half done add paneer. Add Salt as per taste. Cook the rice till done and garnish with fried onions and serve with vegetable raita.

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    Wed, May 07 2008

    Dear D'Souza, As per ur recipe i cookd palak paneer pulaw...its really Yami. u kw today my son said mom ur really Great. All thanks to u. Cn u mail me more veg recepi.

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