How to make Tasty Protein Pulao Recipe - Tasty pulao with the richness and goodness of proteins from soya bean chunks.

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Main Ingredients : Soya bean chunks ( सोया बीन चंक्स ) , Basmati rice ( बासमती चावल )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Tasty Protein Pulao

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.

You can also find more Rice recipes like Marwari Tahiri, Dry Fruit Pulao, Sabut Masoor Ki Khichdi, Brown Rice. Or try out these recipes from Fusion Cuisine like Masala Khichdi, Mango and Papaya Chutney, Zesty Lemon Cake, Lauki Soya Chana Dal.

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Tasty Protein Pulao
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Tasty Protein Pulao

  • Soya bean chunks 1 1/2 cups

  • Basmati rice 1 1/4 cups

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Pick and wash basmati rice in plenty of water and soak in four cups of water for half an hour. Drain and keep aside. Peel, wash and chop onion and ginger. Wash and chop tomatoes.

Step 2

Clean, wash and finely chop fresh coriander leaves. Soak soya chunks in five to six cups of lukewarm water for fifteen minutes. Squeeze out excess water and cut each piece into two.

Step 3

Heat oil in a thick-bottomed pan, add onion and sauté for two minutes. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously till the onion starts turning brown. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and chopped tomatoes.

Step 4

Continue cooking on medium heat for three to four minutes or until tomatoes are cooked. Add soya chunks, basmati rice and chopped fresh coriander leaves and stir gently for a minute.

Step 5

Stir in three cups of water, salt to taste and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat, cover pan and simmer till all the water has been absorbed and rice is cooked. Serve hot.

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