Add in the chopped coriander and chopped mint along with the ingredients list mentioned in this recipe.
Follow the instructions for marinating the paneer, as mentioned here.
Grill the paneer in the oven for 20-30 minutes until they turn lightly brown.
Rinse and soak the rice for at least 30 minutes.
In a large pot add enough water, 7-8 cups of water.
Add in the spices mentioned under the heading "Ingredients for cooking Rice".
Once the water starts boiling, add the rice.
One can even microwave the rice on high power for 15 minutes.
Let the rice cook till 85 % done.
Drain and keep it aside.
In a pan add in the oil.
Once hot, add Hing, Shahjeera, Jeera, Cardamom green & black, Bay leaf, cinnamon.
Saute this for a few seconds.
Add in the chopped onion.
In the mean while crush or make a paste of green chilies, ginger and garlic.
Add the mixture of chilies, garlic and ginger and saute for 2-3 minutes until onions becomes translucent.
Now add the chopped tomato, Coriander, Mint, Turmeric, Red chilly, Garam Masala.
Mix everything and let the masala cook for 4-5 minutes.
Once the masala starts leaving oil or you feel it is cooked, add in the grilled paneer.
Mix everything. Be gentle or will break the paneer cubes.
Let this cook for 4-5 minutes.
In a heavy bottom pan, add in few fried onions.
Top it with a tablespoon of the Paneer Biryani Masala.
Now add half of the cooked rice.
Layer it with half of mint leaves, fried onions, half of cashew and half of ghee.
Repeat the above 3 steps.
Sprinkle the Kesar mix on top of the rice.
Seal the edges using dough and let this cook on dum (Min) or steam cook for 20-25 minutes.
Serve it with as is or with yogurt.