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Saturday, December 29, 2012

White Pillaf with Cheese

Recipe Source - Nitha Mehta's Mexican cooking for the Indian Kitchen.

  • Butter or oil – 3 tbsp
  • Basmathi Rice/Long grained rice – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 medium
  • Corn niblets – 1 cup
  • Green chillies – 4-5(adjust accordingly)
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) – 4 tbsp
  • Cottage cheese/Paneer – 1 cup
  • Salt to taste


Chop onion and green chillies. Crumble or mash the cottage cheese roughly with fingers and keep aside.

Wash rice and keep in a strainer to drain water. Do not soak.

Heat butter or oil in a sauce pan, add onion and stir fry till onion turns soft.Add corn; rice 2 green chillies and fresh coriander. Stir gently for 2-3 minutes till the rice gets toasted.

Add salt and 2 cups water. Give one boil, reduce heat and cook covered for 10 minutes. Add crumbled paneer and mix gently with a fork.

Cover and cook on low heat for another 5-7 minutes or till all the water are absorbed and the rice is soft.

Fluff with a fork. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves and green chillies and serve.

Linking this to Julie's Flavors of Cuisines hosted by Love to Experiment. and Know Your Dairy – Cheese hosted by Sowmya and Jagruti.
and Caroles's Food on Friday


Kitchen Queen said...

first time here. nice space, do visit mine. love adding cheese in rice.

Neela Manogar said...

White pillaf with cheese looks tempting.
First time here. It would be great, if we follow each other.

Love to Experiment said...

New to your space and happy to follow you. You have some interesting recipes here. Visit my space too..


Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

colorful pilaf.first time here.nice space.

Divya Pramil said...

Looks so cheesy and yum :) Delectable!!
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Love to Experiment said...

Hi Jemini. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the lovely comment. I am happy to follow you too. However, I couldn't find you on google connect. Appreciate if you could follow me publicly.

Amelia said...

Hi Jemini, love your pilaf rice, look very tempting. Guess 2 plates for me no problem. :)

Have a nice week ahead.

Love to Experiment said...

Hi Jemini..
Thanks for linkingthis to my event...

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...
Ongoing Event - Tried and Tasted - Raks Kitchen
Ongoing Event - Dish it out - Lentils & Garlic
Ongoing Event - Know Your Dairy - Cheese
Ongoing Event - What is with my Cuppa?

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