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Soya Pulao

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Soya nuggets make a good substitute for mutton in this pulao, made especially for vegetarians.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Soya Pulao

Main Ingredients

Soya Nuggets, Basmati rice





Level Of Cooking



  • Soya Nuggets soaked
    1 1/2 cups
  • Basmati rice soaked
    1 1/4 cups
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Ginger grated
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Tomato finely chopped
    1 medium
  • Green peas
    1/2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
    1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix together soya nuggets, 1 cup water and salt in a bowl and cook in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and sauté till light brown.

Step 2

Drain and add basmati rice and mix. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger, garam masala powder and mix well. Add soya nuggets, tomato, salt, green peas, coriander leaves and mix.

Step 3

Add 2½ cups water and mix well. Cover the cooker and cook till 2-3 whistles are given out. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes.Open the cooker when pressure reduces completely and serve hot.

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