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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.


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

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

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

    Hamaree Rasoi

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

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

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

  7. 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

  8. First time here...
    soya biryani looks healthy and delicious

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

  10. yum looking biryani- healthy n delish !

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

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

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

  14. Looks too good. iam sure it tasted gr8. bookmarked..

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