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

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Main Ingredients : Soya Nuggets (सोया नगट), Basmati rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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With the recognition of being an important commercial pulse of the world, soya beans are coming into many kitchens around the world. Soya beans are said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, regulate the bowels and relieve constipation. Besides the popular tofu or beancurd, the beans are also fermented and used to make flavouring pastes and condiments, notably the Japanese soy sauce or shoyu and miso and the Indonesian tempeh.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Pulao Recipe

  • 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

Method

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.