Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

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.  Basmati rice, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Garlic, Green Chillies, Cardamom Powder (Elaichi), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Mint Leaves (Pudina), Green beans (French Beans), Carrots (Gajjar), Black pepper powder, Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese), Oil, Salt   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 Oil Salt , to taste     20   30     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.Add the rice, turmeric powder, cardamom powder and salt. Add 2 cups of water and bring the rice to a brisk boil.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.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. Add the carrots and beans, sprinkle some salt and black pepper and stir-fry on medium heat until the vegetables are cooked through.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.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.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.