Matar Paneer ki Biryani

Matar Paneer ki Biryani

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

Delicious biryanis can be made with various combinations and this one is just too tasty


  • Rice, cooked 3 cups
  • Green peas, blanched 3 tbsps
  • Low fat cottage cheese (paneer, grated 3 tbsps + to garnish
  • Refined oil 1½ tbsps
  • Garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp
  • Ginger, cut into thin strips ½ tsp
  • Medium onions, sliced 2
  • Green chillies, slit 2
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Medium tomatoes, finely chopped 2
  • Low fat milk 1 cup
  • Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), chopped 3 to 4 tbsps


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add garlic, ginger, onions and green chilies and saute till onions are lightly browned.
  • Add cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  • Add tomatoes, green peas and cottage cheese and mix well. Add rice and mix.
  • Add milk and fenugreek leaves and mix well. Cover and cook on high heat.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with cottage cheese and serve hot.