Paneer Fried Rice / Rice Recipes

Paneer fried rice

Ingredients (Serves 2)

1. Cooked basmati / long grain rice – 3 cups (Cook rice adding enough salt and water. Set aside to cool)

2. Paneer – 3/4 cup, cut into small cubes

3. Salt – A tiny pinch

   Soy sauce – 1/2 tsp

   Pepper powder – 1/8 tsp

4. Oil – 1.5 tbsp

5. Garlic – 2, minced

    Onion – 1/4 cup, finely chopped

6. Green and red bell pepper – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced or chopped

7. Soy sauce – 1.5 tsp

   Green chilly sauce – 2 tsp (I use Ching’s secret green chilly sauce)

   Vinegar – 3/4 tsp

8. Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

9. Celery – 2 tbsp

10. Spring onion – 2 tbsp, cut into thin rounds

Salt – To taste

Method

1. Marinate paneer with ingredients numbered 3. Set aside for 10 minutes. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a large non-stick pan. Fry paneer pieces until golden. Drain on a paper towel and set aside.

2. In the same pan, add 1 more tbsp oil and heat at medium-high. Add onion, garlic and stir-fry until onion just starts to change color. Add bell pepper and stir-fry for a minute. Next add soy sauce, green chilly sauce and vinegar. Mix well. Taste-check for salt. Add cooked rice. Mix well and stir-fry for 3 – 4 minutes adding the fried paneer pieces, chopped celery and spring onion. Serve hot with gobi manchurian, vegetable Manchurian, chilly mushroom, chilly chicken etc.

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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