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Healthy Veg Protein Pulao Recipe

  By Aloka Mehta Gambhir  posted Jun 25th 2011 at 7:00AM IN | Avg Rating
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Healthy Veg Protein Pulao Recipe

A complete meal for vegetarians packed with proteins; tasty, and hot is quite a treat. Serve this Healthy Veg Protein Pulao Recipe with your favourite raita and you are good to go! 


Ingredients : 

  • 1 ½ cup basmati rice (or brown rice), soaked
  • 1 cup soya granules, soaked in a cu of water
  • 3 – 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 3 -4 cloves
  • 2-3 cardamoms
  • 3 medium onions chopped
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 10 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 3-4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup boiled green peas
  • salt to taste 
  • 2 tbsps fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable stock


Method
:

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms and onions. Sauté for two minutes and add ginger and garlic and sauté for another minute. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and continue to sauté. Add a little water so that the masala does not burn. Add tomato and soya granules. Cook for a minute and add green peas, salt and coriander leaves. Add rice and stir. Add three cups of vegetable stock and stir. When it comes to a boil, lower the heat, cover and cook till the rice is done. Serve hot with raita.

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