Paneer fried rice is a popular street food in India. The flavor of cheese and ghee is intense in this rice which pairs well with spicy and crispy fried chicken or french fries.
1 Cup Basmati Rice (steam cooked)
100 Grams Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
2 Tbsp Schezwan Sauce
1 Tbsp Soya Sauce
1 Inch Ginger and 10 Pearls Garlic Crushed
1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Cabbage
1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Bell Peppers
1 Large Finely Chopped Onions
5 Green Chilies Chopped
Salt as per taste
1/4 Tsp White Pepper Powder Optional
1/4 Tsp Vinegar Optional
5 Sprigs Coriander Finely Chopped
2 Tbsp Oil
1 Tbsp Ghee
Heat a wok with 2 tbsp oil on low to medium flame. Chop the paneer into tiny bite size cubes. Add the paneer to the hot oil and gently fry on low flame.
Once the paneer has fried till light brown in color using a slotted spoon drain and reserve on a plate.
In the same oil add 1 tbsp ghee and start frying the crushed ginger till raw flavor reduces. Add the chopped cabbage, onion, chilies and capsicum fry till onion turns transparent.
Add the schezwan sauce, soya sauce and salt fry till all ingredients have combined. Add fried paneer and fry for a minute.
Separate and add the rice mix gently till the masala is combined. Allow the rice to heat all the way through. If you enjoy spicy and sour taste then add white pepper powder and vinegar or mix lime juice and coriander in the rice and serve hot...Enjoy 😊