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Sprouts and Paneer Pulao

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IMG_0402-001Looking for a healthy and protein packed one pot meal? Here you have it! :) Sprouts and Paneer makes this pulao  protein packed and the addition of rice makes it a complete meal. Serve it as it is or with any raitha.







Serves – 2 to 3
Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking Time – 40 mins

  1. Basmathi Rice (wash, drain and soak in fresh water for half hr) – 1 Cup
  2. Sprouted Beans – 1 1/2 Cups
  3. Paneer (Cubed) – 1 Cup
  4. Butter – 1 Tbsp
  5. Oil – 2 tsp
  6. Green Cardamom – 2 no
  7. Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  8. Cloves – 3 no
  9. Curry Leaves – 1 Sprig (Optional)
  10. Shahi Jeera – 1 tsp
  11. Green Chilli (Slit) – to taste
  12. Onion (Sliced) – 1 no
  13. Ginger and Garlic Paste – 2 Tbsp
  14. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  15. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  16. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  17. Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
  18. Cilantro (Chopped) – 2 Tbsp
  19. Mint (Chopped) – Handful
  20. Yogurt/ Curd – 1/4 Cup
  21. Lemon Juice – 1 Tbsp or to taste
  22. Salt – 1 tsp to taste
  23. Sugar – 1 tsp
  24. Water – 1 1/2 Cup to cook the rice


  1. Get the rice ready by washing and soaking.
  2. In a pan heat butter and oil. Add in Cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and shahi jeera. Fry till fragrant.
  3. Add in green chillies, curry leaves, onions. Add salt, sugar and fry the onion till golden.
  4. Add Ginger and Garlic and fry till you feel nice aroma from the mixture.
  5. Add garam masala powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, yogurt, paneer, sprouts, 2 Tbsp of water and cover to cook till sprouts are just done (approx 5 mins)
  6. Add cilantro, water, salt. Cover bring the water to a rolling boil.
  7. Add the soaked basmathi rice and cook till just 80 percent done.
  8. Mix the rice and sprouts mixture gently and add mint leaves.Add lemon juice.
  9. Cover again to cook on low heat for 10- 15 mins or until the rice is perfectly done.
  10. Turn OFF the heat and rest the pulao covered for 15 mins to enjoy fluffy and flavorful sprouts and paneer pulao.
  11. Serve it hot with raita or as it is.
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  1. Chandra

    Hi Shruthi, thanks for this recepie. I am looking for the kind of utensil you have used in this video. May i know from which site you bought this kadai type of pan? Please reply with details. Thank you.

    1. admin

      Hi Chandra. Here it is: http://www.walmart.com/ip/T-Fal-Wearever-I.-Caldero-3.4-Qt./14234957

  2. Kapil Kumar

    mane aap ke mango ice cream vali video dekhi hai usmai aapne mango past ko last me machine me round keya or ice cream jam gai please oos machine ka name kya hai. please my no is 09650268003. i am waiting.

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