Apr 11, 2009



Dry Soya nuggets – 15 no.
Basmati rice --- 2 cups
Onion – 1 medium sliced
Tomato – 1 big chopped
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tea sp
Cloves – 4 no.
Cardamom --- 3no
Cinnamon --- 1/2 inch sticks 3 no.
Cumin seeds – 1 tea sp
Oil or ghee --- 2 tab sp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tea sp
Red chili powder – 1 tea sp
Salt to taste
Wash and soak basmati rice for 10 min.
In a pan boil water and add 1/4 tea sp salt and add Soya nuggets (chunks) cover with a lid and remove from the heat and leave a side for 1/2 hour then drain the hot water and pour cold water and leave for 2 min and drain the cold water also and squeeze out the extra water fro the chunks and leave a side.
Now heat oil or ghee in a pan add cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon, cumin seeds and let then popup.
Then now add sliced onions and fry till light brown color then add chopped tomato and ginger garlic paste and stir for 5 min. or till tomato becomes soft.
Then add Soya chunks, turmeric powder and red chili powder mix well and cook for 5 min in a very low flame.
Now add soaked basmati rice (drain the water in to a bowl and add only rice) and fry for 3 min.
Add 3 & 1/2 cup water to the rice and Soya chunks and add salt to taste mix well cover and cook till done.
Open the lid and add 1 tea sp ghee on top again cover with lid and switch off the heat and leave it like that for 10 min. then open the lid and mix well and serve.
Serve with onion or cucumber raitha.
For me I don’t need any curry for this pulao, this it self is a full meal so….. If you need any side dish you can make any kurma or any thing you like.
This is my entry for SINGLE SERVING RECIPE EVENT at Sahaja s Spicy rasam


Unknown said...

I like soya nuggets.This pulao is great..gotta give this a try.thanks :)

Saritha said...

Yummy rekha,i do the same way.Sometimes i add small granules of soya nuggets.

Priya Suresh said...

Am a great fan of soya nuggets, this pulao looks gorgeous n prefect for me..Simply superb Rekha:)

Unknown said...

deliicous one..looks yyumm

Unknown said...

wow.. looks great & yummy..

lubnakarim06 said...

Wow health bhi taste bhi....

Trupti said...

rice looks delicious & healthy Rekha. If u want u can send this to my CFK:Rice event

Pooja said...

Delicious rekha..love soya nuggets in pulav..Healthy..never prepared only soya pulav..i just add some of them in veg pulav....great post rekha..

Anonymous said...

Yummy yum Pulao with soya nuggets Rekha !!

Unknown said...

Healthy pulao with soya!

Uma said...

soya nuggets in a pulao is a great idea Rekha! So healthy and yummy.

Deepthi Shankar said...

packed with proteins, this one is very yumm

Ramya said...

wow looking great Rakha iam gonna try this.