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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Soya Chunks Pulao/ Meal maker Pulao

Learn how to make Soya Chunks Pulao in easy method
Soya Chunks Pulao
Basmati rice- 2 cups
Soya chunks/ Meal maker nuggets- 20 to 30 nos
Onion medium thinly sliced- 2 nos
Tomato small chopped- 2 nos
Green chilly broken- 5 nos( +/- to taste)
Ginger and Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves- 1/4 bunch
Mint leaves- 1 bunch
Garam Masala powder- 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee/ Butter- 2 tbsp

For tempering
Cinnamon- 1" stick
Cloves- 4 nos
Cardamom- 4 nos
Bay leaf- 2 nos
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 4 tbsp.
Meal maker pulao
Wash and soak basmati rice in 4 cups water for few minutes.
Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan, add drained rice and fry rice in ghee on low heat until slightly browned, turn off heat and set aside.
Soak Soya chunks in hot water for 5 mins or until Soya chunks are soft, squeeze excess water from soya chunks and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan when hot add tempering whole spices, fry until aroma rises. Add sliced onion, broken green chillis and fry until slightly browned.
 Now add ginger and garlic paste and fry until raw smell leaves. Next add chopped mint and corinader leaves( reserve some to garnish), Soya chunks and chopped tomatoes. Saute for few seconds and add garam Masala powder. 
Pour 4 cups of water in which basmati rice was soaked to the pan, stir well and bring to boil. When water starts boiling add required salt and ghee fried basmati rice. 
Stir well on medium heat until 1/4th of the water is absorbed by rice. Now cover pan with tight lid and cook pulao on low heat for 10 mins or until rice is cooked and tender. 
Finally garnish with rest of mint and coriander leaves and serve hot Soya chunks pulao with your favorite mushroom korma or paneer tikka masala or mushroom masala.
Soya Chunks Pulav

Serve Soya Chunks Pulao with
Mushroom Korma
Paneer Tikka Masala
Mushroom Curry


Hamaree Rasoi said...

Pulao looks wonderful and mouthwatering. Glad to find your recipe today.

♥Aps♥ said...

I Love soya chunks.... Yum!