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Cheese Pulao Recipe

Cheese Pulao Recipe | Cheese Rice | Vegetable Cheese Rice with detailed photos. Simple, quick yet tasty cheese pulao is prepared by using boiled rice, cheese, vegetables, and some spices. This one-pot meal rice is ideal for a kid’s lunch box or even for dinner.

Adding corn in this cheese pulao makes it very tasty and wholesome. Generally, kids are not interested to eat veggies. This Cheese Pulao is the best option for adding veggies to their meal. 

For making this Cheese Pulao I have used cooked basmati rice. You can also use leftover rice.

Do check our other Rice recipes- Tomato Rice, Paneer Fried Rice, Kofta Pulao, Narali Bhat

You can check our other Cheese based recipe- Chilli Cheese Toast, Pizza Paratha, Corn Cheese Balls


Ingredients


2 cups cooked basmati rice

½ cup grated cheese (approximately 2-3 cheese cubes)

½ cup corn (fresh or frozen)

1 medium sized chopped onion

1 medium sized chopped tomatoes 

¼ cup chopped Capsicum 

¼ cup green peas 

1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic paste

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder 

½ teaspoon Red chili powder

1 tablespoon tomato ketchup/sauce

2 teaspoon chopped coriander

2 tablespoon oil

Salt to taste


Cheese Pulao Recipe | Cheese Rice | Vegetable Cheese Rice


How to make Cheese Pulao


1. Heat the pan with 2 tablespoons of oil and add ½ cup chopped onion. Sauté the onion until it looks translucent.

Sauté the onion

2. Add ½ cup tomato, ½ cup corn, ¼ cup green peas, and ¼ cup capsicum.

Add ½ cup tomato, ½ cup corn, ¼ cup green peas, and ¼ cup capsicum

3. Mix and Stir the vegetables very well.

Mix and Stir the vegetables

4. Cover and cook the vegetables on medium flame until they become slightly soft or for 5-7 minutes.

Cover and cook the vegetables

5. After that add 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

add 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

6. Now add ¼ teaspoon turmeric and ½ teaspoon red chili powder and sauté very well.

add ¼ teaspoon turmeric and ½ teaspoon red chili powder

7. Add 2 cups cooked basmati rice and salt to taste.

Add 2 cups cooked basmati rice

8. Mix the rice gently with vegetables.

Mix the rice

9. Add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup/sauce and stir gently.

Add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup

10. Now switch off the flame and add ½ cup grated cheese. Stir the rice gently making sure everything is well combined. Don’t break the rice grains.

add ½ cup grated cheese

11. Lastly, add 2 teaspoons chopped coriander.

add 2 teaspoons chopped coriander in cheese pulao recipe

12. Finally, serve the cheese pulao topped with grated cheese.

Cheese Pulao Recipe | Cheese Rice | Vegetable Cheese Rice


Suggestions


1. You can increase the cheese quantity for making this recipe cheesier.

2. Instead of grating the cheese cube, you can also cut them into small pieces and then add them into pulao.

3. You can use your choice of vegetables in this cheese pulao recipe.


Recipe Card for Cheese Pulao

Yield: 2 Servings

Cheese Pulao Recipe

Cheese Pulao Recipe

Simple, quick yet tasty cheese pulao is prepared by using boiled rice, cheese, vegetables, and some spices

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice
  • ½ cup grated cheese (approximately 2-3 cheese cubes)
  • 1 medium sized chopped onion
  • 1 medium sized chopped tomato
  • ½ cup corn (fresh or frozen)
  • ¼ cup chopped capsicum 
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup/sauce
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp chopped coriander

Instructions

How to make Cheese Pulao

1. Heat the pan with 2 tablespoons of oil and add ½ cup chopped onion. Sauté the onion until it looks translucent.

2. Add ½ cup tomato, ½ cup corn, ¼ cup green peas, and ¼ cup capsicum.

3. Mix and Stir the vegetables very well.

4. Cover and cook the vegetables on medium flame until they become slightly soft or for 5-7 minutes.

5. After that add 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

6. Now add ¼ teaspoon turmeric and ½ teaspoon red chili powder and sauté very well.

7. Add 2 cups cooked basmati rice.

8. Mix the rice gently with vegetables.

9. Add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup/sauce and stir gently.

10. Now switch off the flame and add ½ cup grated cheese. Stir the rice gently making sure everything is well combined. Don’t break the rice grains.

11. Lastly, add 2 teaspoons chopped coriander.

12. Finally, serve the cheese pulao topped with grated cheese.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Amount Per Serving Calories 393Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 20mgSodium 604mgCarbohydrates 49gFiber 4gSugar 9gProtein 11g

*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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