A Simple And Tasty South Indian Style Soya Chunks Pulao
By Kanchana , Posted on 19/07/2020 - 2 Comments
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Ingredients of Soya chunks pulao
Soya chunks pulao
STEP : 1
The key ingredients to prepare soya bean tehari,we need rice,soya chunks,onions,tomatoes,ginger,green peas,lemon,red chillies,garam masala,turmeric powder,potatoes,red chilli powder,coriander powder,cumin seeds,bay leaf,lavang,cinnamon,curd,coriander leaves,oil and salt.
STEP : 2
Initially soak a cup of green peas in seperate bowl and also rice for under one to two hour .
STEP : 3
Turn on the low flame ,place a vessel ,add two cups of soya chunks to boil it.
STEP : 4
Add four cups of water and let it boil for few seconds till it become soft.
STEP : 5
Take a blender jar,add ginger and garlic into the jar to make a semi consistency paste .
STEP : 6
Blend it for second ,separate it or else you can finely crunched ginger and garlic .
STEP : 7
When it turns soft ,keep in a medium flame and strain the boiled chunks completely.
STEP : 8
Place a pressure cooker ,add the soaked green peas with little bit of salt in it.
STEP : 9
Add three medium size of potatoes in it,close the lid and leave it for two to three whistles.
STEP : 10
After two to three whistles ,when the pressure comes down completely,slightly open the lid and check the potatoes and green peas is well cooked or not.
STEP : 11
Drain the water completely ,peel off the potato skin and make it into small pieces.
STEP : 12
Lets start seasoning, place a pressure cooker add a cup of oil and let it heat for few minutes.
STEP : 13
Add a tablespoon of cumin seeds or jeera in oil and let it splutter for few seconds.
STEP : 14
Add a single bay or briyani leaf in hot oil and let fry for few seconds.
STEP : 15
Add a small pieces of cinnamon sticks and two pieces of lavang or cloves in hot oil.
STEP : 16
Add a cup of thin sliced onions along with spices and saute it few seconds.
STEP : 17
Add 3 to 4 green chillies for good sour and saute it for few seconds.
STEP : 18
Add a tablespoon of ginger garlic paste and stir it well ,let the raw smell goes away.
STEP : 19
Add the tomatoes or blended tomato puree and stir it very well ,cook it till the raw smell goes.
STEP : 20
Add a tablespoon of red chilli powder and mix it,let it cook till the raw smell goes.
STEP : 21
Add a tablespoon of garam masala powder and mix it,let it cook for few minutes.
STEP : 22
Add a tablespoon of turmeric powder to give a good look color and sauté it for few seconds.
STEP : 23
Add half tablespoon of coriander powder or malli powder and mix it for few seconds.
STEP : 24
Add the boiled soya chunks and mix it very well and let the curry blend it for few seconds.
STEP : 25
Boil the curry and leave it for few seconds ,let the soya chunks cook it for few seconds.
STEP : 26
Add the boiled green peas and mix it for few seconds and let the curry cook it for few seconds.
STEP : 27
Add a cup of yogurt or curd and mix it for good taste ,it is optional,you can skip it.
STEP : 28
Add finely chopped coriander leaves and mix it lightly and leave it for few minutes.
STEP : 29
Add the boiled potatoes and mix it ,you can add your likely vegetables if you prefer.
STEP : 30
Add a lttle bit of salt or as per taste ,add little bit of water and mix it
STEP : 31
Add 5 to 6 cashewnuts and mix it for few seconds ,it is optional,you can skip it.
STEP : 32
Add the soaked rice into the curry and mix it completely and leave it to cook.
STEP : 33
You can add finely chopped mint leaves and mix the rice curry for few seconds.
STEP : 34
Add four glass of water into the curry and mix it and these stage check the salt taste,close the lid and leave it for two whistles.
STEP : 35
After two whistles when the pressure comes down completely ,slightly open the pressure cooker lid.
STEP : 36
squeeze half portion of lemon few drops and gently mix it but it is optional ,our tasty soya bean tehari is ready.