Chutney Pulao

Hope all of you are enjoying the nice weather on the other side of the pond. I am having a wonderful with my family here in India.Lots of family time, good food, stuffed with love and pampering, I hate to get onto the flight the next weekend!

Recipe: Sanjeev Kapoor

2 tsp Oil or butter
1/2 cup Mint leaves, chopped
1 small bunch Coriander leaves, chopped
4 green chillies
1/2 inch Ginger piece
1 1/2 Basmati Rice, soaked in water for 15 min
1 cup paneer, cubed
1/2 cup corn
3 Bay leaves
1 inch stick Cinnamon
2 cloves

Blend the mint leaves, coriander leaves, chillies and ginger in a mixer to a fine paste adding a tsp of water if needed. The paste should be thick
Heat oil in a pan and add Paneer pieces
Fry until lightly browned; Set aside on a paper towel to drain out any excess oil
In the same oil, add bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves and fry the spices.
Add 1/3 cup of chutney and corn and mix well
Toss the rice gently until well combined
Add 3 cups boiling water and salt
Cook until the rice is completely cooked through
Gently add the paneer cubes into the rice
Serve hot with Raita


Priti said...

Very interesting and I will love this ....fab

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow this sounds like a nice interesting twist to the usual pulao

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks perfect and delicious :)

Prathibha said...

nice n flavorful pulav..looks yumnm

Tina said...

cute and lovely pulav..

Priya said...

Flavourful one pot meal,simply inviting..

Dr.Sameena Prathap said...

wow..that looks awesome..lovely click...:)


aqua said...

Many years back, we used to regularly order chutney rice in Gallops restaurant at the Bombay Race Course. I make mine with leftover rice. But this sounds like a better way of making it and I especially love the addition of paneer and corn in this.

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