Apr 19, 2012

Soya Chunks Pulav

A vry Yummy n Healthy Pulav..best for growing Kids..my son never liked soya chunks(even i don't)..but wen i made dis pulav,he thought its chicken pieces and he finished up his fud..i was so happy to c that..well credit goes to JAY's Blog -Tasty Appetite.

Soya Chunks(Nuggets) - 1cup
Normal rice/Basmati rice  1 1/2cup
Onion(sliced) - 2
Tomato(sliced) - 2
GGP* - 1 tsp
Mint Leaves and Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp each
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon sticks - 1" pc
Bay Leaves - 1 big
Jeera - 1tsp
Oil - 2tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
RCP** - 1tsp
Garam Masala - 1tsp
Pulav Masala/Biryani Masla - 1 tsp (its not there in d original recipe but i added)

  1. Soak soya chunks in lukewarm water for 15mins.
  2. Wash and keep aside the rice for  5 mins.
  3. Heat oil plus ghee in a pressure cooker .Add jeera,cloves,cinnamon ,bay leaves.
  4. Saute ggp n onion till onion is light brown in color.
  5. Add tomatoes.Cook for 5 mins,then add all the masalas.
  6. Squeeze out excess water from the soya chunks and add chunks to the above mix.
  7. Add rice and mix properly.
  8. Now add salt ,mint leaves and water(3 cups).
  9. Bring to full pressure (1 whistle) and then keep it on Low flame for 5-7 min
  10. Wait till the pressure goes away ,open and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve this yummy pulav with Onion raita or any raita of ur choice.

* GGP - ginger garlic paste
**RCP - red chilli pwdr


  1. hello Radhika...Pulav looks delicious and tasty.


  2. thnx to Pranjali n Shaimanti di..ya its a gud healthy stuff sply for kids n for those who r in gr8 need of Proteins.Do Try.

  3. soya pulav looks absolutely delicious dear...loved it !!!!



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