10 min paneer biryani

I was thinking of preparing an instant biryani and I also had home made fresh paneer with me. Let’s see how to make quick aromatic biryani instantly.


  • Fresh paneer( or frozen)-500 gm
  • Basmati rice(பிரியாணி அரிசி) – 2 cup
  • Shallots(பெரிய வெங்காயம்) – 2 medium sized
  • Green chilly(பச்சை மிளகாய் ) – 4
  • Turmeric powder(மஞ்சள் தூள்)-1/2 tspn
  • Garam masala(கரம் மசாலா ) – 1 tspn
  • Chilly powder(மிளகாய் தூள் ) – 1 tspn
  • Coriander powder(மல்லி தூள் ) – 1 tspn
  • Biryani masala(பிரியாணி மசாலா ) – 1 tspn
  • Bay leaf(பிரியாணி இலை ) – 1
  • Cinnamon(பட்டை) – 2 sticks
  • Cloves(கிராம்பு) – 3
  • Cardomom(ஏலக்காய்) – 3
  • Anise seed(அண்ணாசி) – 1
  • Coriander leaves(மல்லி இலை)
  • Curd(தயிர்) – 1 tbspn
  • Coconut oil(தேங்காய் எண்ணெய்)
  • Ghee(நெய்)
  • Cashews(முந்திரி)
  • Raisins(திராட்சை)
  • Lemon juice – half spoon
  • Salt – as your taste
  • Sugar -1 tspn


  • Soak the rice for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Cut onions vertically and keep ready
  • Slit green chillies into two.
  • Chop Coriander leaves.
  • Take all the other ingredients and get ready.
  • Take a pressure cooker.
  • Once the cooker gets hot add a tbspn of coconut oil and ghee.
  • Once the oil gets hot, add bay leaf, Cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, anise seed.
  • Then add the cashews and raisins and fry it till golden brown.
  • Then add the onions and green chilly.
  • Saute till golden brown.
  • Add the Coriander leaves and saute few seconds.
  • Now add chilly powder, Coriander powder, Garam masala, turmeric powder, biryani masala.
  • Saute for a minute. Now add a tbspn of curd and mix well.
  • Now add half a tspn of sugar.
  • Now add required amount of water. (for Basmati rice use 1:2 proportion rice : water).
  • Allow it to boil. Once the bubble comes out add in the paneer and soaked rice and once again allow it to Boil for a minute.
  • Once it boils add half a spoon of lemon juice.
  • Now close the cooker lid and wait for 2 whistles.
  • Then turn the flame into simmer.
  • Wait for 5 more minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Then wait until the cooker cools down all by itself.
  • Then open and serve hot with onion raita.

May be the steps are long. But it gets ready in 10 minutes.

Have fun and joy.!!!!


Author: sindhumuthu

Hello friends✋✋,, I am a very usual home maker. Actually was a very normal cook 🙆who tried very bad recipes. But after my marriage when I was forced that I have to cook and no other go because me and my hubby were alone abroad I started taking cooking serious. I started out with lot of flop shows and my seriousness increased and I got explore with more proper and healthy cooking after my son born👨‍👩‍👧. I started being so conscious of his health and food habit. Still day I make sure he is always healthy. Healthy doesn't mean chubby and bubbly. May be chubby and bubbly looks to be cute but that is not only the concern. Hope all will enjoy my blogging. Will come out with healthy and homely recipes. This will surely be a support for ladies like 🍴.

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