Step by Step Recipe of making Paneer Vegetable Rice in Microwave.
In a microwave bowl, add the cubed paneer with a tsp of ghee
Chop onions and tomatoes, keep it aside.
Cube carrots and beans into 1 inch pieces.
Microwave paneer for 2 mins in microwave mode.
In a big bowl, add the oil and whole spices.
Next goes the onions..
Finally the tomatoes and chilies.
Followed by the ginger garlic paste.
Microwave for 10 mins.
Take it out and mash it well.
Add the vegetables and again microwave for 2 mins.
Remove and stir well with a ladle.
Add the chili powder and stir well.
Microwave for another 3 mins.
Add water and rice and microwave for 25 mins. It can be increased for 30 mins also.
In intervals of 10 mins, stir the bowl.
Next 10 mins..
Add Paneer pieces to rice.
After 10 min...
Final stage..once done cover with a lid.
Paneer Vegetable Rice in Microwave
Cooking Time - 45 mins in microwave mode
Serves - 5 -6 persons
Rice - 3 cups
Water - 6 cups
Paneer - 200 gms
Onions - 2 medium
Tomatoes - 2 medium
Green chilies - 2 long
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Mixed Vegetable - 1 cup (I used Carrot and Beans)
Ghee - 1 tsp (opt)
Cinnamon - 3"
Cloves - 4
Fennel - 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Method to prepare:
Please stop and stir at 10 mins interval. Add sauteed Paneer pieces to the Rice. In the final 5 mins interval, add the salt as salt needs to be added at the last stage in microwave cooking. Add a tsp of ghee if you so wish.