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PANEER TIKKA PULAO

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Ingredients
  Paneer 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into cubes
  Capsicum pieces 1⁄2
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into wedges
  Curds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bengal gram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Chilli powder 2 Teaspoon
  Methi leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Mustard oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Long rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 2
  Bay leaf 1
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mint sprig 3 (For the garnish)
Directions

For the paneer tikkas
1.

Combine the curds, gram flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, chilli powder, kasuri methi, garam masala, coriander, salt and 1 tablespoon of mustard oil and mix well to prepare a marinade.
2.

Add the paneer, onions and capsicum to it and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
3.

Arrange the paneer, onions and capsicum on 4 skewer sticks.
4.

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil on a non-stick tava (griddle) and sauté the paneer tikkas till they are lightly browned on all sides (approx. 4 to 5 minutes). Remove from the skewer and keep aside.
For the rice
1.

Clean, wash and soak the rice for approx.15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
2.

Heat the oil in a heavy bottom pan, add the cumin seeds, cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon and stir.
3.

When the cumin seeds crackle, add the rice and salt and sauté for 2 minutes.
4.

Add 3 cups of hot water. Cover and cook over a low flame for 10 to 15 minutes till the rice is cooked. Separate each grain of rice very lightly with a fork and keep aside.
How to proceed
1.

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan.
2.

Add the paneer tikkas and rice and mix together very lightly. Cook till the rice is hot.
3.

Garnish with the sprig of mint and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Rice, Milk Product
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
PANEER TIKKA PULAO

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