Matar Paneer Pulao Recipe

  • Jun 28, 2024
  • By Team Baclinc
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Simple and tasty matar paneer pulao rice which is a comfort food, also providing your daily intake of protein! 




  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ tablespoon ghee
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup boiled peas

For Paneer:

For masala base:


    1. Prepare the rice: Add the rice in boiling water along with ½ tablespoon ghee. ½ tablespoon salt and ½ a lemon squeezed and cook well.
    2. Prepare the paneer: In a small utensil, combine 1 bowl curd,½ cup ginger garlic paste, 1 tablespoon Bhoj Masale Kashmiri red chili powder, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon Bhoj Masale coriander powder, 2 tablespoon Bhoj Masale biryani masala, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale garam masala and ½ tablespoon salt and mix well. Add 1 cup paneer cubes and coat them well with this mixture.
  • Prepare the masala base: Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and add 1 tablespoon cumin, ½ tablespoon fennel seeds, 2-3 cloves, 4-5 black pepper balls, 2 Green chili, 1 onion chopped, 1-2 tomatoes chopped, ½,tablespoon salt, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon Bhoj Masale Kashmiri red chili powder and mix well/.
  • Mix all the ingredients: Add the marinated paneer to this along with 1 cup boiled peas. After mixing and cooking well, add the boiled rice and combine everything together. 
  • Garnish: Top the rice off with some coriander leaves and serve it hot!
  • Tips:

    • Adding lemon while boiling rice helps in keeping the rice non-sticky.