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Paneer biryani

paneer biryani is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing paneer biryani in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 mins for preparation and 25 mins to cook. The paneer biryani by parveen has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook paneer biryani at home without any difficulty. paneer biryani is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the paneer biryani would satiate your taste buds. You must try making paneer biryani this weekend. Share your paneer biryani cooking experience on the indianhealthyrecipe platform. You can also use the “What’s cooking” feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like parveen for inputs. In case you have any queries for paneer biryani you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the parveen. You can also rate the paneer biryani and give feedback.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 2 onions sliced thinly
  • 1 ½ cups aged basmathi rice
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste


  • 2 tbsp. ghee (or oil)
  • 1 1/4 cup paneer cubes
  • ½ cup yogurt/ curd
  • 1 tsp. Homemade biryani masala powder
  • 1 tbsp. ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ to ¾ tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp. fried onions
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 strand mace
  • 1 star anise
  • ½ tsp shahi jeera
  • 1 tsp kewra water or rose water


  • Few fried onions
  • 1/4 Capsicum chopped or few cashew nuts
  • Few paneer cubes
  • Mint and coriander leaves

How to make the recipe


  1. Add oil to a heavy bottom pan, fry onions till golden brown. Set these aside. Fry capsicums till they turn slightly soft. Fry few paneer cubes or cashew nuts as well. Set these aside.
  2. Marinate paneer with the marination ingredients and set aside.
  3. Add 1 tsp oil to water and bring it to a boil, add the rice and cook till al dente. Drain off the rice and set aside.

making paneer biryani

  1. Add the marinade to the same heavy bottom pan.
  2. Layer the cooked rice over the paneer marinade. Level the rice. Add few more fried onions and mint and coriander leaves. Then sprinkle fried onions, capsicums, kewra or rose water.
  3. Seal it with a foil or a moist clean kitchen cloth. Place the lid over it. Meanwhile heat a old tawa or griddle.
  4. When it is hot, transfer the biryani pot or pan on the hot tawa. Cook for 5 minutes on a high flame and then for 10 minutes on a medium flame.
  5. Switch off the stove and leave it undisturbed for at least 15 minutes.
  6. Garnish with fried cashews or fried paneer, mint leaves and fried onions.
  7. Serve paneer biryani with raita.

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