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


Indian Khana said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks perfect and delicious :)

chef and her kitchen said...

nice n flavorful pulav..looks yumnm

Tina said...

cute and lovely pulav..

Priya Suresh said...

Flavourful one pot meal,simply inviting..

Unknown said...

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


suvi 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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