Soya Chunks Pulao
Super nutritious and protein rich Soya chunks are cooked along with Rice and aromatic spices to make this Pulao.
Servings Prep Time
3-4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3-4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onionsliced
  • 2 green chili chopped(or to taste)
  • 1 1/2tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1big tomatochopped
  • 11ounces soya chunks(soak 10 minutes in hot water and squeeze out water before adding to the recipe)
  • 11ounces Basmati rice
  • cilantroto garnish
  • 4cups Water
  • 1tsp turmeric powder(optional)
  • 1 1/2tbsp coriander powder
  • red chili powderto taste (optional)
  • saltto taste
  • 2 1/2tsp garam masala
  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.