Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables Recipe is an easy and nutritious recipe that you can pair along with a Kadhi or Raita of your choice. You can also pack it for your Lunch Box or serve it as a simple week day lunch.

Archana Doshi
Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables
2445 ratings.

The Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables Recipe, is a simple, nutritious and delicious rice recipe that is quick to make and is packed with spices. The addition of roasted vegetables, paneer, black pepper and spices, gives the additional punch and flavour to the Paneer Pulao.

This Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetable makes a great weeknight dinner when you serve it along with a Boondi Raita and pickle or even pack it into a lunchbox for work or school.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulao Recipes such as

  1. Green Moong Dal Biryani With Vegetables Recipe
  2. Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe
  3. Beetroot Rice Recipe


Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


2 Servings


  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 3 sprig Mint Leaves (Pudina) , finely chopped
  • 10 to 12 Green beans (French Beans) , finely chopped
  • 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 200 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

  1. To begin making the Spicy Paneer Pulao with Vegetables Recipe, we will first cook the rice along with water and spices. Heat a teaspoon of ghee in a large saucepan, add the cumin seeds, garlic, green chillies and stir for a few seconds.

  2. Add the rice, turmeric powder, cardamom powder and salt. Add 2 cups of water and bring the rice to a brisk boil.

  3. Once the rice comes to a boil, cover the pan, turn the heat to low and cook the rice until all the water is absorbed. Turn off the heat and allow the rice to rest for 10 minutes.

  4. While the rice is cooking we will stir fry the vegetables in a wok along with the paneer. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a wok or kadai. 

  5. Add the carrots and beans, sprinkle some salt and black pepper and stir-fry on medium heat until the vegetables are cooked through.

  6. Once the vegetables are cooked through, add the paneer and stir-fry for another 3 to 4 minutes until the paneer gets lightly roasted as well.

  7. Once the rice has rested well, add the stir fried vegetables and paneer into the cooker rice and stir to combine. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.

  8. This Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetable makes a great weeknight dinner when you serve it along with a Boondi Raita and pickle or even pack it into a lunchbox for work or school.

Last Modified On Wednesday, 13 March 2019 11:03
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