Paneer and Capsicum Pulao

For those who love the taste that arises from a combination of capsicum and paneer, (as in paneer tikka), this pulao will definitely tickle your palates :) Go ahead and try it !

Preparation time: 30 minutes                                                           Serves  2

Ingredients :
  • 1 Cup Paneer cubes
  • 1 Cup Rice
  • 1 Large Capsicum
  • 1 Medium sized Tomato
  • 1 spoon fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 spoons garam masala powder
  • 1 spoon dhania powder
  • 2 Cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves.
How to make : 
  • Fry the Paneer cubes in oil or ghee such that it becomes golden brown as shown below. Set aside.
  •  Now boil the rice with 2 cups of water, and then set aside to cool.
  • Make a puree out of tomatoes and capsicum together with fennel seeds.
  • In a pan, heat 2 spoons of oil, and saute the puree of tomatoes and capsicum in it.
  • Add salt, garam masala powder and dhania powder and mix well.
  • Let the puree cook for around 5 minutes. Add around half a  cup of water.
  • Now add the fried paneer cubes.
  • Finally add the boiled rice and mix well.
  • Top with steamed capsicum pieces as well as some chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with raita or tomato sauce.

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