Soya Biriyani


Soya Biriyani

Spicy biriyani made with soya chunks - Ramya V
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 1 people


For Masala:


  • Heat ghee in a pan.
  • Fry cashews and raisins and keep aside.
  • In the same ghee, splutter cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
  • Add washed rice and fry.
  • Add 4 cups water and salt. Keep closed and cook on low flame.
  • Grind masala ingredients into a smooth paste.
  • Heat some oil/ghee in another pan and saute chopped onions.
  • Add ground masala and cook till raw flavour leaves.
  • Add diced tomato, salt and saute.
  • Add soya and fry.
  • Add water(1/4 cup at a time to avoid soya becoming soggy) and boil till soya chunks are cooked. Let it be a thick gravy.
  • Make layers of the soya mix and rice and keep on very low flame for 6-7 minutes.
  • Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.
  • :- This pulao smells and tastes better after 5-6 hours.
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Response (2)
  1. p
    praveen March 25, 2006

    Thanks. This is another good one.

  2. R
    Roopa December 7, 2005

    Very nice…The flavor is really good..Thanks for the masala recipe 🙂

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