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Soya chunks Pulao
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Soya Granule Pulao

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Raksha Kamat


  • 1 Cup Basmati rice
  • 1 medium sized onion finely chopped
  • 4 Garlic Pods finely chopped
  • 1/2 carrot julienned
  • 1/4 red bell pepper julienned
  • 5 tablespoon soya granules
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablesoon oil
  • To taste Salt

Grind the following:

  • 20 pudina/mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoon corriander leaves chopped
  • 3 pods garlic peeled
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1/4 inch ginger peeled


  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 black pepper corns
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 3 cardamom pods crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds / jeera


  • Wash the soya granules and soak for 15 minutes. Wash the rice and keep aside for 15 minutes. Grind the ingredients mentioned in grind section by adding 2 tablespoon water.
  • Drain the water from soya granules and squeeze out excess water.
  • Pour the ground paste on soya granules and let it get marinated for 10 minutes.
  • Heat cooker and add oil to it. Add all the spices and let oil get infused with the spices.
  • Then add finely chopped onion and sauté till it becomes pinkish. Add garlic and stir.
  • Add carrots and bell pepper and stir.
  • After 5 minutes, add washed rice and stir for 3-4 minutes.
  • Next add the marinated soya granules along with pudina paste. Add salt to taste. Add lemon juice and mix.
  • Add a little less than 2 cups water and pressure cook for 2 whistles on low flame. After 2 whistles, switch of the gas and let the pulao get cooked internally.
  • After 15 minutes, loosen the lid and wait for the pressure to be released. Open the cooker and fluff the rice with fork.


Serve it with raita of your choice.