19 April, 2012

Nutrela Biriyani~Soya Chunks Biriyani

 Today am sharing a simple One Pot Protein Enriched Rice.I love to add soya chunks in my Vegetable Biriyani!!Today i prepared this Biriyani with only Soya chunks ,it really tastes great!!I simply served it with Beaten Curd..

  1. Basmathi Rice-1 cup
  2. Mini Nutrela Chunks/ Mini Soya Chunks-1 cup
  3. Onion-1 medium (Stripped)
  4. Ginger Garlic Paste-1 teaspoon
  5. Mint leaves-1 hand full (Chopped)
  6. Cilantro- 1/2 cup
  7. Curd-2 tablespoon 
  8. Chilly Powder-2 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric Powder-1/2 teaspoon 
  10. Salt 
  11. Biriyani Masala Powder- 1 tablespoon 
  12. *Whole Gram Masala *
Whole Gram Masala
  1. Cinnamon-1 inch piece
  2. Cloves-3
  3. Bay Leaves-2
  4. Star Anise-2

Marinating Soya Chunks:
  • Prepare the soya chunks and squeeze the water Completely,and take in to a bowl.
  • Add Teaspoon full of Chilly powder,salt and turmeric powder mix well,marinate it for 15 mins.
  • After that,keep wide a pan and Tawa roast the Soya chunks.Keep aside.
  • Soak rice in water for 30 mins ,drain water completely and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan,splutter Whole Garam Masala one by one.
  • Add Ginger Garlic Paste, fry till raw smell goes out of it.
  • Next add onions ,fry till gets brown and Crispy.
  • Add mint and 1-/4 cup cilantro ,fry it for 30 secs.
  • Then add the Curd,put chilly powder,salt,turmeric powder and Biriyani Masala powder.
  • Saute well in the oil.
  • Add water in to the kadai bring to boil.
  • Then add the rice and cilantro leaves ,mix well and close the lid and cook.
  • Once rice's half cooked ,add the fried prepared Soya Chunks,cover with lid and cook.
  • Cook it in medium Flame.
  • Once it cooked,mix gently .That's it .Nutrela Biriyani's ready to have with any vegetarian gravy or simple raitha!!
  • You can use pressure cooker to make this biriyani ,follow the same method.Take out enough whistle in the Pressure Cooker.
  • Can add any Vegtables in it.
  • You Can use any number of Whole Garam Masala,here i used just four.

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  1. Delicious and healthy one pot meal...looks yummy and perfectly made.

  2. Super nutritious and flavourful one pot meal..

  3. Superb healthy and nutritious briyani..

  4. i also made this recently for a party. this one looks totally delicious!! nice presentation - cute bowl :)

  5. Super healthy one .. my husband loves this!

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  6. Love this biryani... Looks so yummy

  7. My favorite biryani. Looks yummy.

  8. I just wish I can have this right now ...looks so yum

  9. super delicious biryani, looks absolutely yum :)

  10. I do the same with soya chunks! Same pinch!;)
    Britain looks yum!

  11. i justr loved your biryani...and ur serving dish looks so cute..have linked an entry to Soy recipes event

  12. It looks healthy and tasty. Thanks for sharing such delicious recipe. I will surely try this. It’s so rich and colorful .Keep posting such delicious recopies..

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