Clean Food Recipes

Soya chunks pilaf

Ingredients:

• ½ cup rice

• Vegetables of choice (carrot, onion, beans) – finely chopped

• 1/4 cup soya chunks

• Bay leaf

• Curry Leaf

• ¼ tsp Turmeric powder

• ¼ tsp cumin seeds

• ¼ tsp mustard seeds

• ¼ tsp garam masala

• .2 tbsp oil

• Salt

Method:

• Soak the rice in water for 10-15 minutes, rinse and drain. Keep it aside.

• Wash the soya chunks and soak in water for 10-15 minutes until they swell. Squeeze the water out and rinse again. Repeat the process until all the water is squeezed (2-3 times)

• Heat oil in a pan. Use medium flame. Add cumin seeds, bay leaf, mustard seeds and curry leaf. Stir fry for a while. You can also add peanuts.

 Add onions, vegetables of your choice and turmeric powder and saute for 1-2   minutes. Next, add the chopped vegetables and stir fry for a few minutes.

• Now add the rice to a pan and mix well. Add salt and garam masala to taste

• Transfer to a pressure cooker. Add about ½ cup hot water and give it a quick stir.    Once the water starts to boil, cover the cooker and wait for 2 whistles.

• Open the lid and stir without breaking the grains of rice.

• Serve with raitha or plain curd.

• Pack this soya chunks pilaf for lunch and your kids will come back home asking for    more.

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