Fusion Pulao / Pilaf (My Style)

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Pulao or Pilaf is one of the most relished dish at my place. There are many types of Pulao and also different ways of making it. The traditional methods are longer and time consuming.
I cook different types of Pulao. Today I am sharing with you one of the Yummiest pulao recipe that will be relished by all age groups. It is called Fusion Pulao. I have tried to make it a little heathier with less oil, more vegetables and quinoa.
I am sure you will love this lip smacking recipe.

Recipe Fusion Pulao/ Pilaf:

Ingredients:
1Cup= 160 ML

2 Cups of Basmati Rice(Long Grain)
1 Cup of Quinoa
10 -12 Paneer cubes(Medium Sized)
15 French Beans slit and sliced
2 Onions finely Chopped
1 Carrot sliced
2 Potatoes medium sliced into cubes
1 Green Bell Pepper sliced
1 Tsp Ginger Paste
1 Tsp Garlic Paste
¼ Tsp Turmeric/Haldi
1 Tsp Cumin / Jeera
1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1 Tsp Garam Masala
1 Tsp Sabji Masala
Salt to Taste
2 Tsp Oil
1 Inch Cinnamon Stick
4-5 Pepper Corns
1 Bay Leaf
1 Tsp Aachar Masala
Fresh Coriander finely chopped

Method:
Soak Basmati rice and Quinoa for an hour and pressure cook.
Marinate the Paneer with salt and Aachari masala for 30 mins and roast it on medium flame . Keep the Aachari Paneer aside.
Heat some oil in a pan. Add Cumin, Bay Leaf, Pepper corns, Turmeric and Cinnamon stick. Roast for few seconds. Add onions, ginger paste and garlic paste and roast till the onions turn slightly brown. Add all the chopped veggies, salt and chilli powder and keep it on medium flame till the veggies are nicely cooked. Ensure it does not burn. Once done add Garam Masala and Sabji Masala and mix well. Saute for 2 Mins. Add the boiled rice and quinoa. Mix well so that the masala, veggies and rice, quinoa blend well . Add salt if needed.
Garnish with Aachari Paneer, chopped coriander and serve hot with Boondi Raita or any Raita of your choice.

Enjoy!!!

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