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Coriander Mint Microgreens Paneer Biryani

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


2 Servings


Veg Intermediate

About the Recipe

Welcome to our kitchen, where we love to explore the vibrant world of Indian cuisine! Today, we're excited to share a fragrant and flavorful dish that's sure to tantalize your taste buds: Coriander Mint Microgreens Paneer Biryani. This biryani is a celebration of fresh herbs and spices, with tender cubes of paneer nestled among layers of aromatic basmati rice, all infused with the vibrant flavors of coriander, mint, green peas, and sweet corn microgreens.


  • 1 cup basmati rice, soaked for 30 minutes and drained

  • 200g paneer, cubed

  • 1 cup coriander mint microgreens(green peas, sweet corn), paste

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 2 green chilies, slit lengthwise

  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder - 1/2 cup yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons ghee or oil

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee or oil in a heavy-bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add sliced onions and sauté until golden brown.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste and green chilies. Sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft.

Step 5

Add coriander mint microgreens(green peas, sweet corn)paste and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well..

Step 7

Add cubed paneer and gently mix to coat it with the masala.

Step 8

In a separate pot, boil water and cook soaked basmati rice until it's 70% done. Drain the water.

Step 9

Layer the paneer masala and partially cooked rice in the same pot.

Step 10

Sprinkle yogurt evenly over the rice.

Step 11

Cover the pot with a tight lid and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is fully cooked and aromatic.

Step 12

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with raita or salad.

Enjoy your flavorful Coriander Mint Microgreens Paneer Biryani!

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