Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Methi Soya Chunks Pulao Step by step method





This challenge is started by Priya akka. It is wonderful challenge. She gave a pair to me. My partner is Poornima. She gave 2 secret ingredients. Those are rice and greens.

Ingredients
Rice - 2 cups
(Soak for 30 minutes)
Methi leaves / menthi koora - 1 big bunch
Cooked soya Chunks - 1/2 cup
Coconut milk - 2 1/2 cups
Water - 1 1/2 cups
Chopped onion - 1 big
green chilli slits - 4
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - small piece
Cardamom - 2
Star anise - 2
Oil + butter - 4 tsp

Method
Separate the leaves from the stem and wash the leaves twice in water.
Cook soya chunks in water for 5 mins and drain it. Squeeze the chunks the water comes out.
In a pressure cooker, heat oil, butter. Add  cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and fry for 30 seconds.
Add the onion, chillies, turmeric powder, chilli powder and saute till onions turn to golden brown color.




Add ginger, garlic paste and fry. Add methi leaves cooked soya chunks and fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
Add coconut milk, water and wait for till the liquids are hot. Add soaked rice and salt. Mix well.



Close it with a plate and put the flame on low medium. Cook until fully done.




Serve with raita.

Methi Soya chunks Pulao



Methi Soya chunks Pulao with Raita




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15 comments:

  1. New recipe for me with methi. Looks too delicious.

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  2. You prepared a fabulous dish with ur secret ingredients ma, looks wonderful and definitely flavoursome..

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  3. Awesome....simply awesome...

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  4. G'day! Looks to be a wonderful tasty dish and what a great secret recipe ingredient too!
    Well done at completing Priya's challenge this month!
    Cheers! Joanne

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  5. delicious n beautiful presentation!!!

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  6. oh they look so delicious ...healthy one too

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  7. Healthy with methi.. Looks too good..

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  8. mmmmmmmmmm yummmmmmm tongue out :P delicious meal dear

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  9. Methi pulao looks completely delecious :)

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  10. This is my favorite one,looks great,Happy to follow you,would be glad if you can follow me back :)

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  11. Very flavorful and healthy pilaf, yumm..

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  12. Looking very tempting and delicious dear!!

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