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Street Style Paneer Biryani|Easy Paneer Biryani
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Street Style Paneer Biryani|Easy Paneer Biryani

Let's learn how to make a very flavourful, aromatic Street Style Paneer Biryani recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword easy paneer biryani, street style paneer biryani
Diet Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Method Stovetop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 1219kcal
Author bhavana


  • 2 cups basmati rice cooked
  • 3 medium onions thin sliced
  • ½ cup mint/pudina leaves finely chopped
  • ½ cup curd/yogurt
  • 150 grams fried paneer/cottage cheese
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger & garlic finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon biryani masala powder i used MDH hyderabad biryani powder note:reduce biryani powder if you want less spicy.
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon sugar optional
  • 2 tablespoon saffron milk (optional) saffron milk (optional)
  • 3 tablespoon oil


  • First cook the basmati rice in Instant pot or stovetop pot and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onion slices, cook until golden brown in colour, approximately takes 8-10 minutes.
  • Move the sauteed onions to one side, and then in the same pan, add oil, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder and saute for 1 minute.
  • Then add green chilies, chopped mint, yogurt, coriander powder, biryani masala powder, and stir well for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add fried paneer, squeeze lime juice, salt and add cooked basmati rice, toss it.
  • Now pour saffron milk uniformly over the rice (soak pinch of saffron stands in 2 tablespoon of warm milk)
  • Cover the lid and let it steam for 2 minutes, then switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot paneer biryani with raita.



Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 1219kcal | Carbohydrates: 175g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 236mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 842IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 564mg | Iron: 3mg