Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)

  • Servings: 2-3
  • Soaking time: 2 hours.
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes.
  • Frying time: 11 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 3-4 minutes.
  • Total time: 20 minutes.

After visiting imperial palace in Tokyo, Japan; back home in the evening we were feeling much tired. Due to covid-19 it was not much safe to dine in a restaurant; so I aimed to cook something which is delicious yet easier and simpler. Hence decides to prepare “Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)”.

This is one pot meal and soya vadi chunks are bonafide hero of this recipe; the taste of this recipe is amazing and the nutritional value too very high. We absolutely loved this dish and had with cucumber raita.

Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice: 200 gm
  • Soya Vadi Chunks: 100-120 gm
  • Onion: 80-100 gm
  • Tomato: 1 no (big size)
  • Bay leaf: 1 no.
  • Cumin seed: ½  teaspoon
  • Ginger: 2”piece
  • Green chili: 2 no.
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander leaves: 50 gm.
  • Water: 500 ml
  •  Whole Garam masala: Clove: 3-4 no, Black pepper: 10-12 no, Star anise: 1 no, Mace: 1 inch piece, Black cardamom: 1 no, bay leaf: 1 no.
  • Ghee (clarified butter): 3-4 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Soak Soya Vadi Chunks in hot water for couple of hours (you can microwave for 3 minutes on high temperature), wash the soya vadi chunks in running water, squeeze and keep aside.
  2. Clean and wash rice. Keep aside in a sieve.
  3. Chop onion, green chili, tomato, coriander leaves and ginger longitudinally. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat ghee in a cooker; add  all whole Garam masala and cumin, allow sputtering it for few seconds; add chopped onion and ginger, fry it on high flame  for couple of minutes or till onion gets translucent, add tomato and  green chili, continue to fry for another couple of minutes.
  2. Lower the flame add half of the coriander leaves, chili powder, salt, coriander powder and soya vadi, stir fry for 3-4 minutes; add water, place cooker on high flame and bring to boil.
  3. Add washed rice, close the lid and bring to full cooking pressure, put off the flame; allow cooker to cool. After cooling the cooker, stir the pulao lightly with the help of fork.
  4. Mouth watering “Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)”is ready to be served with cucumber raita and tomato kachumer. Serve pulao in serving bowl, decorate with coriander leaves and fried onion.
Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)
Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)
Ingredients
Ingredients
add all whole Garam masala and cumin
add chopped onion and ginger
add tomato and green chili
add half of the coriander leaves, chili powder, salt, coriander powder and soya vadi
add half of the coriander leaves, chili powder, salt, coriander powder and soya vadi
add half of the coriander leaves, chili powder, salt, coriander powder and soya vadi
stir fry for 3-4 minutes
add water
place cooker on high flame and bring to boil
Add washed rice
Add washed rice
, close the lid and bring to full cooking pressure
allow cooker to cool
stir the pulao lightly with the help of fork
Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)
Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)
Soya Vadi (Nutri Nuggets) Pulao (Meal Maker Nutrela Pulao)

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