• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 20-25 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy
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Recipe Description

Pulao flavoured with fried cottage cheese cubes and crisply fried onions. 

Ingredients:-

  • Cottage cheese (chana/chenna), cut into 1 inch cubes – 400 grams
  • Basmati rice – 1½ cups
  • Ghee – 1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Sugar – 2 teaspoons
  • Onion, finely sliced – 1 large
  • Bay leaf – 1 no
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 2 no
  • Green cardamoms – 2 no
  • Salt – to taste

 

Method:-

  1. Wash and drain the rice and spread out to dry.  When completely dry, add one tablespoon of ghee and the sugar and mix well.
  2. Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a non stick pan and sauté the cottage cheese cubes on medium heat. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add the remaining ghee to the same pan and sauté the onion on medium heat till crisp and brown.  Drain and set aside.
  4. To the ghee remaining in the pan, add the bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms and sauté till fragrant.  Add the rice and salt and sauté for two or three minutes.
  5. Add three cups of hot water and bring to a boil.  Lower heat, cover and cook till the rice is done and all the water has been absorbed.
  6. Add the cottage cheese cubes and stir lightly to mix.
  7. Sprinkle fried onions and serve.

 

 

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Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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