Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao

Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao

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Bulgur wheat has a rustic flavour and chewy texture, which makes it popular amongst many people. Not only that, it is also quite satiating and wholesome making it a wonderful alternative to rice. Here is a delicious pulao made with broken wheat and paneer perked up with other veggies and simple spices. A dash of lemon juice and chopped coriander add a real peppy touch to the Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao, making it a tongue-tickling delight!

Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao recipe - How to make Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1.25 cup
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2 tbsp broken wheat (dalia) , washed
1/2 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/2 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables (carrot , French beans and green peas)
1/4 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
salt to taste
1 tsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp lemon juice

  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the bulgur wheat and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the vegetables, paneer, 1 cup of water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Add the coriander and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Serve lukewarm.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy194 cal
Protein7.1 g
Carbohydrates22 g
Fiber2.8 g
Fat8.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium13.6 mg


Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao
 on 29 Jun 15 04:11 PM

The combination of bulgur wheat along with vegetables and spices taste really good...I make this often and my family enjoys it....
Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao
 on 29 Jun 15 11:12 AM

my baby loved this mildly flavoured rice delicacy...too good...