Soya Chunks Pulao
By :Subhadra Burugula
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Super nutritious and protein rich Soya chunks are cooked along with Rice and aromatic spices to make this Pulao.
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Rating: 5
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Vegan & Vegetarian
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Rice, Soya Chunks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
3-4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 green chili chopped (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1 big tomato chopped
  • 11 ounces soya chunks (soak 10 minutes in hot water and squeeze out water before adding to the recipe)
  • 11 ounces Basmati rice
  • cilantro to garnish
  • 4 cups Water
Spices
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • red chili powder to taste (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 tsp garam masala
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Vegan & Vegetarian
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Rice, Soya Chunks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
3-4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 green chili chopped (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1 big tomato chopped
  • 11 ounces soya chunks (soak 10 minutes in hot water and squeeze out water before adding to the recipe)
  • 11 ounces Basmati rice
  • cilantro to garnish
  • 4 cups Water
Spices
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • red chili powder to taste (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 tsp garam masala
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Put instant pot on sauté mode high. Add ghee/oil, when hot add cumin seeds - fry well.
  2. Add onions and green chilies, fry till onions turn slightly golden. Add ginger garlic paste and fry well (for 2 minutes or so).
  3. Add tomatoes and fry for 3 minutes or until mushy. Add all the spices mentioned above and mix well
  4. Add soya chunks and rice along with water and mix. Turn off sauté mode.
  5. Put the lid and vent to sealing position, and push the Rice button
  6. Do natural release or quick release after 2 minutes in warm mode. Garnish with cilantro
Recipe Notes

5.5 ounce Cup is used for measuring Soya chunk, Rice and water.

Vegans can use Oil instead of ghee.

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