Soya Granule Pulao

A protein rich pulao made with rice and soya granules cooked with masalas. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Soya Granule Pulao

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Main Ingredients Soya granules, Basmati rice
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Soya Granule Pulao

  • 1 cup Soya granules soaked
  • 1 cup Basmati rice soaked
  • 3-4 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2-3 Green cardamoms
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 medium Onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3-4 large Tomatoes chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2-3 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder


  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non stick pan, add the cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, caraway seeds and cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add the onions and continue to sauté.
  2. Add the ginger paste, garlic paste and a little water and continue to sauté for one minute. Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and tomatoes. Mix and sauté for another minute. Add the salt and mix.
  3. Add the soaked soya granules and green chillies. Cover and cook till dry.
  4. Drain and add the rice with two cups of water and mix. Add the coriander leaves and garam masala powder and mix well.
  5. When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook, stirring once or twice, till the rice is done.
  6. Serve hot with fresh yogurt.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1611
Carbohydrates 230.1
Protein 58.7
Fat 50.5
Other Fiber Iron- 25.2mg