Introduction: Paneer Tawa Pulao
-Paneer tawa pulao is a spicy indian street food which can be prepared with leftover rice.
-Here we are cooking in pan so the name tawa pulao.
-Rice mixed with all veggies and spices gives nice flavour to dish.
-3 cups of cooked rice
-one potato and carrot chopped
-one cup finely chopped cabbage
-one cup boiled fresh green peas
-one diced tomato
-Few chopped spring onions
-Few capsicum slices chopped
-tsp of ginger garlic paste
-tsp of cumin seeds
-2tsp pav bhaji masala
-1tsp coriander powder
-Half tsp red chilli powder
-salt as per taste
-paneer(indian cottage cheese) cubes
Step 1: Saute Paneer Cubes
-First step is to take little butter in pan and add paneer cubes to it.
-Roast the cubes till they change little brown color.
-Remove and keep aside
Step 2: Keep All Ingredients Ready
-we need to boil green peas and even cook the rice and keep ready.if we have left over rice we can use that.
-chop all veggies potato,carrots cabbage,capsicum and tomatoes
Step 3: Sauteing
-Take the pan andd little butter to it. Add cumin seeds and when they start to crackle add spring onions and a tsp of ginger garlic paste.
Step 4: Add Veggies
-once raw smell of ginger leaves add diced potatoes and carrot.cover and cook for few minutes.
-Add chopped cabbage and mix everything
Step 5: Cook All Veggies for Some Time
- After adding cabbage add pinch of turmeric, maintain flame on medium and saute for some time as cabbage takes time to cook.
Step 6: Add Diced Tomatoes
-Next add chopped tomatoes and even boiled green peas and mix everything.
Step 7: Add Spices
-Once tomatoes become little mushy add all spices 1tsp coriander powder,2tsp pav bhaji masala
Step 8: Add Remaining Spices
-Add about half tsp red chillipowder and salt as per taste and mix so that all spices are blended with veggies
Step 9: Add Sauted Paneer Cubes
-Add paneer cubes and mix with veggies and spices.
Step 10: Add Cooked Rice
-Final step is to add 3 cups of cooked rice and mix the rice with all spices and veggies.you can add some crumbled paneer on top of it
-Serve hot with some raita