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Paneer Soya Biryani

Updated: Sep 19

This paneer and soya chunks biryani is a is perfect for a midday meal or a snack. The biryani calls for cottage cheese (paneer) and soya chunks to make it a great vegetarian choice for non-meat eaters.

Cuisine: Indian. Course: Main Serves: 4

Prep Time: 30 Min Cook Time: 40 Min Total Time: 70 min.

Nutritional Info: Serving Size: 170g

Calories: 258 Carbs: 43g. Fat: 4g. Protein: 12g

Ingredients:


Boiling Soya Chunks:

  • 6 Cups Water

  • 1 Teaspoon Oil

  • 1/2 Cup Soya Chunks


For Rice:

  • 2.5 Cups Basmati Rice

  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee

  • 1 Teaspoon Shajeera

  • 4 Cardamom

  • 4 Cloves

  • 2 Bay Leaves

  • 3 Sticks Cinnamon

  • 1 Teaspoon Salt

  • Coriander Leaves

  • Mint Leaves


For Marination:

  • 1/2 Cup Curd

  • 1/3 Cup Cream

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera Powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala

  • 2 Tablespoon Red Chili Powder

  • 1 Tablespoon Kasuri Methi

  • 1 Tablespoon Biryani Powder

  • 1 Tablespoon Salt

  • 1 Yellow Capsicum

  • 250 Grams Paneer

  • 2 Tablespoon Ghee

  • Mint Leaves

Method:

  1. Take 2.5 cups of basmati rice & soak for 30 minutes.

  2. Boil 6 Cups water & add 1 teaspoon oil, add 1/2 cup soya chunks & take it aside once cooked.

  3. In the same water, add 1 tablespoon ghee, 1 teaspoon Shah Jeera, 4 cardamom, 4 cloves, 2 bay leaves, 3 sticks cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, coriander leaves, mint leaves, and add 2.5 cups basmati rice.

  4. Cook up to rice is 80% done and let it cool down.

  5. In a bowl, add 1/2 cup curd, 1/3 cup cream, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon Jeera powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, 2 tablespoons red chili powder, 1 tablespoon Kasuri methi, 1 tablespoon biryani powder, 1 tablespoon salt and mix well.

  6. Add chopped pudina, 1 yellow capsicum chopped, 250 grams paneer cubes and mix well.

  7. Add cooked soya chunks & mix well. Marinate it for 1 hour.

  8. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoon ghee, add marinated soya chunks & paneer.

  9. Cook until the oil oozes out & stir occasionally.

  10. Once the gravy is cooked, take half of it aside.

  11. Simmer the stove & start the layering. In the second layer, add the rest of the gravy. In the next layer, add the rest of the rice.

  12. Add food color, add fried onions, 2 tablespoons butter.

  13. Cover it with the foil & cook for 20 minutes on medium flame.

  14. After 20 minutes, remove the foil & mix slightly & add mint Leaves


Watch the Video for Procedure:



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