Soya Chunks Pulao

Soya chunks is a nutritious vegetable that is considered as the vegetarians meat. Soy is an excellent source of protein and has lot of health benefits too. Here is a simple pulao recipe using the fried soya chunks. 

Ingredients for marination:
  1. Soya  chunks- 1 cup
  2. Turmeric powder-1 /4 tsp
  3. Chilly powder- 1tsp
  4. Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
  5. Garam masla powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. Egg white- 1/2 of an egg
  7. Soy sauce- 1 tsp
  8. Corn flour- 1 1/2  tbsp
  9. All purpose flour- 1 tbsp
  10. Salt-little
  11. Coriander Leaves chopped- 1 tbsp
  12. Curry leaves chopped-1 tbsp
  • Cook soya chunks with 1/2 cup of water and little salt in pressure cooker for one high whistle.
  • After releasing the pressure by itself; open the lid and allow to cool.
  • Squeeze the water content in each soya chunks and do the marination with the above ingredients.
  • Let it rest for 40 minutes in fridge.
  • After that deep fry it in the hot oil until crispy and turns nice golden in color.
  • Drain in to paper towels and serve hot.
Ingredients For the pulao:
  1. Cooked Basmati Rice-2 cup
  2. Fried Soya chunks- 1 1/2 cup
  3. oil-2 tbsp
  4. cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
  5. Whole pepper- 1/2 tsp
  6. Bay leaf-1
  7. onion thinly sliced-1
  8. ginger garlic crushed- 2 tsp
  9. green chilly slit-1
  10. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  11. Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
  12. Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
  13. Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  14. Salt- a pinch
  15. Carrot chopped-1 tbsp
  16. Fresh green peas- 2 tbsp
  17. lemon juice- 1tsp
  18. Coriander leaves chopped- 1 handful

  • Heat oil in a pan; splutter cumin seeds, add pepper corns and bay leaf.
  • Add onion chopped and saute until transparent.
  • Add crushed ginger garlic and green chilly.
  • Add all the powders one by one in low flame after mixing well in each additions.
  • Add carrot and green peas; saute for two minutes.
  • Add fried Soya chunks and cooked basmati rice.
  • Mix well nicely and cook for about 5 minutes and switch off the flame.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice and coriander leaves on top.
  • Serve hot with some pickle and raitha.
Soya Chunks Pulao Soya Chunks Pulao Reviewed by Fejna Em on 20:51 Rating: 5

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