Paneer Dum Biryani in Oven
An easy-to-follow recipe with step-by-step pictures. A popular and healthy Indian delicacy “Paneer Dum Biryani” cooked in the Oven. Learn how to make Biryani in the Oven easily.
Servings Prep Time
6ppl 15min
Cook Time Passive Time
30-35min 20min
Servings Prep Time
6ppl 15min
Cook Time Passive Time
30-35min 20min
Assembly- Biryani
  1. Take Paneer cubes, add dahi, add spices.
  2. Add fried onions, Lemon juice, ghee.
  3. Add coriander +mint leaves and Ginger garlic paste. Mix well and leave this covered for 20 min. ( Add green chili paste if you opt to add)
  1. Take Rice, wash it 2-3 times. Sieve the water. Boil water in another pan. Add all whole spices 1 tbsp refined oil. Bring to boil. Add rice. Check after 5-6 min. Once the rice is 90-95 % done, Sieve the water and keep the rice aside. You may remove the whole spices now if you do not like or prefer to come in your mouth later.
Assembly- Biyani
  1. Pre-heat the Oven to 16 degrees C.
  2. LAYER 1: Rice. In a Glass baking dish, layer the Rice first. In 1/4 cup milk add 2 drops of yellow colour and sprinkle 1-2 tsp of this water on this layer of rice. Then add fried onions. Add all of the marinated paneer cubes. Add 1 tbsp ghee. Add some coriander rleaves.
  3. LAYER 2: Cove with another layer of rice. Again sprinkle yellow milk. Add remaining fried onions. Add ghee. Sprinkle some Kesar essence now if you opt.
  4. Add chopped cashew nuts. Add mint and coriander leaves. Cover with foil and with a lib.
  5. Bake at 160 degrees C for 30-35 minutes. Please check after 15 min as different ovens differ in temperature. Mine took 35 minutes.
  6. Leave it for 5 minutes covered.
  7. Serve hot with Cucumber raita, salad, and green coriander chutney.
Recipe Notes

Served best with Cucumber Raita + Salad+ Green chutney +