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Monday, May 9, 2011

Soya Biryani




















Cooking Time Required: 12-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 20-25 rupees

Ingredients: Basmati Rice (1 cup), onion ( 1 small ), nutrela soya granules ( 1/3 cup ), tomato puree ( 1 tbs ), dry red chilli ( 2 nos ), biryani masala ( 1/3 tsp), cumin powder ( 1/5 tsp), coriander powder ( 1/5 tsp), salt, oil ( 1 tsp ).

Preparation: Cut the onion into small pieces and keep aside.

Cooking: Cook the rice with salt and 2 cups water in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle. One can also cook rice in a open vessel if one is not pressed for time.

Keep aside and allow to cool down completely.

At the same time boil the soya granules with a little bit of salt for 5 mins. Drain and allow to cool down. Squeeze out any remaining water.

Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add the red chilli and onion and saute till it turns brown along the edges. Add the boiled soya and fry for 2 mins.

Add tomato puree, biryani masala, cumin powder and coriander powder. Stir fry for 2-3 mins.

Spread the cooked rice over the fried soya granules and sprinkle salt . Mix carefully without breaking the rice grains. Remove from fire after 2 mins.


Note: This is one quick and easy to make lunch box recipe. Goes well with any raita, especially the fruity ( pineapple/apple) ones.

20 comments:

  1. yummy n healthy biryani,looks more tempting:) lovely clicks...

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  2. yummy, i love soya granules or the chunks!! Going to definitely try this.

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  3. Loved the soya chunks with the rice. Would love to prepare it this week.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Quick & delicious recipe..

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  5. wow..tempting and delicious biryani...loved it..

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  6. looks so yummy!! soya granules makes it nutritious too.

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  7. Healthy and tempting! Perfect for lunch boxes:)

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  8. Hey, My fav and it's yet to post in my blog, sitting in my drafts..sooooo good dear.. I like ur version a lot

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    soya biryani looks healthy and delicious

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  10. Love soya briyani, i never stopped adding them whenever i makes pulaos or briyanis with veggies..inviting!

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  11. yum looking biryani- healthy n delish !

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  12. Healthy biryani..lovely way to sneak in some goodness in biryani.

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  13. Soya biryani looks delicious and yummy. Very nice and healthy dish.

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  14. Hmmmm...Yummmy!!! Love the flavors, can smell the aroma, i wish I could have it right now :)

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