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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.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and sauté till light brown.

Step 3

Drain and add basmati rice and mix. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger, garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add soya nuggets, tomato, salt, green peas, coriander leaves and mix.

Step 5

Add 2½ cups water and mix well. Cover the cooker and cook till 2-3 whistles are given out.

Step 6

Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Open the cooker when pressure reduces completely and serve hot.

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