Soya and Tomato Pulao

We need:

Basmathi rice 2 cups
Soya chunks 1 cup
Tomato 2large
Onion chopped 1/4 cup
Green chilies 4
Mint leaves / Pudina 1/2 cup
Cilantro 1/2 cup
Grated coconut fresh 1/2 cup
Cloves 6
Cinnamon sticks 2 inch long
Cardamom 4
Bay leaves 2
Curry leaves 4
Ginger 1 inch long
Garlic cloves 4
Oil 4 sps
Salt to taste
Kaju/ Cashew 6
Water 4 cups


Wash and soak rice for 30minutes.
Soak soya chunks also in warm water for 30minutes.
Grind together mint leaves,green chilies, cilantro, coconut, 1/2 of the whole garam masala, ginger
and garlic to smooth paste.
In a pan heat oil and add rest of the whole garam masala and bay leaves and curry leaves.
Saute for a minute and add chopped onion and kaju/ Cashew.
Now add the masala paste and cook for few minutes.
Mean while squeeze out the water from soya chunks and wash them throughly.
Again squeeze excess water and keep aside.
Now add chopped tomato and mix well.
Add soya chunks and washed rice.
Add salt and 4 cups of water.
Mix well and cover with lid.
Cook on medium flame till done.
Serve hot with raita or any gravy curry.


Must be very delicious. Looks very tempting
Gayathri Kumar said…
Delicious pulao...
Pavani said…
Yummy looking biryani.
A flavorful and delicious pulao...
Chef Mireille said…
a really flavorful one
Jayanthi said…
Wonderful combo of biryani and soya chunks ..makes it so healthy.
Srivalli said…
Sounds very delish!
Priya said…
Super flavourful and inviting pulao.
Supriya's Rasoi said…
Hi Sushma first time here. the pulao looks amazingly yummy glad to follow you do visit my space in ur free time.
rekhas kitchen said…
Delicious looking pulao.
Shanthi said…
Wonderful and tempting recipe!!
PJ said…
I am not a huge fan of soya chunks but that pulao looks delicious....
very flavorful ad yumm pulao
i love this combination
Champa said…
Protein packed pulao.
Cool Lassi(e) said…
Super healthy pulao! Love it!
Looks very delicious!!!!
Suma Gandlur said…
Love this version of protein rich pulao.

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