Soya chunks pulao | How to make Soya chunks pulao

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  22nd Feb 2017  |  
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About Soya chunks pulao Recipe

Simple, easy and tasty pulao with soya chunks cooked with freshly ground masala powder. Its perfect for lunch box and you can serve it plain or any vegetable salads.

Soya chunks pulao is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Soya chunks pulao has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Soya chunks pulao recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Soya chunks pulao is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Soya chunks pulao is perfect to serve 3 people. Soya chunks pulao is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Soya chunks pulao. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Soya chunks pulao by commenting on this page below!

Soya chunks pulao

Ingredients to make Soya chunks pulao

  • 1 cup(200g) basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup soya chunks
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 green chillies
  • 7 garlic cloves
  • Small piece ginger
  • 10 curry leaves
  • Few coriander leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • For masala powder
  • 4 cloves
  • 3 small piece cinnamon
  • few star aniseeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • few stone flowers (kalpasi)

How to make Soya chunks pulao

  1. Wash the rice well and drain the water completely. Leave it undisturbed for 20 minutes. When the rice is soaking, slice the onions, cut the tomatoes and slit the green chillies. Soak the soya chunks in hot water for 10 minutes and squeeze the water completely and wash it in the cold water for 3 times.
  2. Heat a pan and dry roast the fennel seeds, pepper, stone flower, cinnamon, cloves and star aniseeds. When nice aroma comes out switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
  3. Add the roasted items in a dry jar and powder them. Remove from the jar and grind the garlic and ginger with little water.
  4. Heat the ghee and oil in a kadai and add the bay leaf. Then add the onions. Saute it in medium flame for a few minutes and add the ginger garlic paste and the green chillies. Saute it until the raw smell of the ginger garlic disappears completely.
  5. Next, add the tomatoes and saute it for few more minutes.
  6. Now add the squeezed soya chunks, curry leaves and the freshly ground masala powder.
  7. Now slowly transfer the mixture to the pressure cooker and 1.5 cups of water. Add the required salt and the rice.
  8. Mix well and add a handful of fresh coriander leaves and keep on low flame for 10 to 12 minutes or 1 whistle.
  9. After 15 minutes open the cooker and gently fluff the rice. Easy and simple soya chunks pulao is ready.

Reviews for Soya chunks pulao (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Lovely dish for vegetarians!

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