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Sunday, March 28, 2010

SAFFRON PULAO WITH PANEER AND PEAS

Saffron rice with paneer and peas

Saffron rice , a rich tasty dish that goes well with any vegetables as side dishes.


For this rice you need

1 cup of Basmati rice
1/2 tsp. of saffron threads.
1/2 cup of peas
1/2 cup of paneer (chopped and slightly tossed in ghee)
1 onion
2 nos. of cardamom and cloves.
Few nos. of cashews (Roasted in ghee)
Salt to taste
3 tsp. of ghee
Oil 

Preparation

Wash and soak the rice for 10mins.

Chop the onions.

In the cooker, heat oil and ghee,add the cardamoms and cloves. Saute for a min.

Add the chopped onions, saute them till they turn translucent.

Now add the saffron and the peas. 

Finally add the rice, with 2 cups of water along with salt. Allow it for 2 whistles.

Mix the cashews and paneer with this cooked rice.

Saffron rice is ready to serve...


47 comments:

Rekha shoban said...

very rich rice....nice click!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Wow, loved the saffron rice, very aromatic and looks very tasty too. I love the simple ingredients which brings the richness of the dish. Click is too good.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

saffron rice luks really rich!love the recipe.will try it soon.

AMA's AnythingVegetarian said...

Those paneer pieces are killing me.Looks very yum.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Looking very yummy!

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

looks yummy

AvanthiRao said...

luks yummy .......

TREAT AND TRICK said...

This is so yummy, beautiful click too..

MaryMoh said...

I love the beautiful colour of this dish. Looks healthy and delicious.

SathyaSridhar said...

Wooow,,,Rice looks delicious with paneer.It is very rich pleasant pulao for any time n easy to prepare ,,looks perfect.thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep on smiling

Jagruti said...

Superb and mouthwatering rice!!

Pravs said...

thats a lovely combination of ingredients to have in rice dish.

Priya said...

Thats a rice and beautiful rice...love those paneer cubes..tempting!!

Sanjana said...

Beautiful rice! I could eat it just on its own!

Supriya Nair said...

Very yummy combination. Luv the perfectly cooked and clicked rice.

sangi said...

Lovely color n tasty combo!tnx 4 sharing dear

Suma said...

Yummy aromatic rice

srividhya Ravikumar said...

Haii aruna.. congrats on your award by srilekha.. Following you

PranisKitchen said...

looks so tempting...saffron itself make the rice so delicious ,with paneer what a tasty rice it will be ..very easy recipe...

Sailaja Damodaran said...

My kids Fav.....

Swapna Sree said...

looks yummy and rich....nice clicks too...

Nithu Bala said...

Very tempting..looks really yum..you have clicked it too good..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Wow Aruna, looks great and mouth watering.

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. very Rich & delicious..

sonu said...

wow !! looks delicious....can i have some ?? can smell the aroma of saffron till here :)

Krishnaveni said...

wow......my daughter loves this combination......i'm going to try

Meena said...

lovely rice dish...sounds so fragrant...awesome!

Aysha said...

Hey loved the different ingredients in this dish...very different recipe....thanks for sharing

Gita said...

Saffron rice sounds and looks very rich and delicious dear...beautiful clicks :)

women-wisdom.com said...

Inviting meal. Yum Yum. It sounds easy to cook when we need to attend sudden guests

PS said...

Saffron rice is new to me.. sounds delicious..

Sumathi said...

Very nice and rich combo.. Really aromatic..Thanks for the award..

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious, beautiful click

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks so tempting..

J said...

I can finish off this bowl.. delicious!

Tina said...

Rich and delicious rice...

Madhuri said...

Hi Aruna, Please collect the awards from my blog. Congrats !!!
Saffron rice with paneer and peas looks delicious.

Sarah Naveen said...

Nice click..looks superb!!! delicious..

Ammu Madhu said...

nice one.

Pedhakka said...

First time to your blog !! You have a wonderful collection !!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Sounds so aromatic because of Saffron .....Rice looks very tasty. Nice clicks too.
Deepa

Yummy Team said...

Thanks a lot for stopping by our space. You have a great space here! safforn rice looks delicious!!

Gulmohar said...

such a flavorful rice dish..looks fabulous

Preety said...

lovely rice recipe

Soma Pradhan said...

Very very flavourful !!!!!!!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Never tried the saffron rice so far,looks really rich and delicious!

Valarmathi said...

Rice looks delcious and tempting.