Paneer Methi Chaval Recipe

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Ingredients:
Rice – 1 cup
Fenugreek Leaves – 2 tblsp
Oil – 1 cup
Paneer – 100 gms, cut into small cubes
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tblsp
Onion – 1, medium, finely chopped
Coriander Leaves – 1 tblsp, chopped
Dried Red Chillies – 2, kept whole
Salt – 1 tsp

Method:
1. Wash rice and soak in water for 15 minutes.
2. Discard the stems of fenugreek leaves.
3. Wash leaves well, drain and chop coarsely.
4. Place in a strainer over a bowl.
5. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over leaves and set aside to drain.
6. Heat 1 cup oil in a frying pan over moderate heat.
7. Lightly fry paneer in batches.
8. Drain well and set aside.
9. Heat 1 tblsp of the same oil in a heavy based pan over moderate heat.
10. Sprinkle in cumin seeds and when they splutter, mix in onion, coriander leaves and chillies.
11. Add fenugreek leaves and mix well.
12. Drain rice and add to pan.
13. Stir till translucent.
14. Mix in salt and 2 cups of water.
15. Cook rice for 10 to 15 minutes till water is absorbed and rice is tender.
16. Lightly stir in paneer.
17. Serve hot.

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