Palak Paneer Rice

While you may have tried Palak Paneer and Rotis, try Palak Paneer Rice that is a simple and mild rice dish that again makes a good box lunch. Relished Palak Paneer Rice with pickle, raita and papad.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
25 minutes
2 People
Basmati Rice
Ginger Garlic Paste
Spinach Puree
Fried Paneer
Green Peas
Oil + Ghee
1 Cup
1 Medium
1 Tsp.
½ Cup
½ Cup
½ Cup
To Taste
2 Tbsp.
To Grind
Cumin Seeds
Poppy Seeds
Desiccated Coconut
Green Chillies
1 Inch
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tbsp.
1.  Heat oil + ghee in a pan. Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
2.  Grind the above ingredients in “to grind “to a smooth paste with a little water.
3.  Add this paste to the pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes till you get nice aroma. Add the spinach puree and cook for 6-7 minutes.
4.  Mix Add green peas and mix. Now add rice and salt to the mixture and mix well again.
5.  Cook rice with 2 cups of water. When the rice is done squeeze lime / lemon juice and add fried paneer and mix well.
6.  Serve with raita.


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