Paneer Fried Rice

Paneer Fried Rice

Easy, Spicy Paneer Fried Rice

Tender paneer, crisp veggies, and fragrant spices meet fluffy rice in this easy, flavorful dish. Using fresh or frozen veggies of your choice and your favorite Droosh spice (we love the tikka masala in this recipe) this is the perfect dish to make a big batch of to have on hand all week long!





For Paneer

  • 1 package paneer cubed
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Everyday Mix

For Fried Rice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-4 cloves garlic chopped
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1 cup spring onion chopped
  • 1-2 cups of your fav frozen veggies (carrots, peas, bell peppers, etc)
  • 1 tsp sriracha or chili oil of choice (we love Fly By Jing)
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2tbsp everyday mix
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • S&P


  • Cube paneer and add to a bowl with the ginger, garlic, olive oil, everyday mix and s&p to taste
  • Mix well making sure all the spices are well combined and marinate for at least 15 minutes
  • Heat a large pan with oil and add paneer and roast on low to medium heat until it turns golden brown, add a splash of water if it's looking dry; transfer to plate and set aside
  • Heat more oil if needed and saute the garlic, onion and spring onion on medium-high heat
  • Add veggies of choice and stir fry on high heat until the veggies are cooked
  • Add the chili sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, everyday spice, S&P to taste and mix
  • Add in the cooked rice (use whatever rice you prefer) and stir fry on high flame combining everything
  • Add in roasted paneer, mix, and garnish with cilantro and more spring onion



  • You can sub paneer for any protein of choice 
  • Use any of the Droosh blends depending on your flavor desire 
  • Add any veggies or garnishes you like as this is a super versatile dish
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