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Soya chunk pulao

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Soya chunk pulao

Soya chunk is famous for its rich protein content. It's the cheapest vegetable protein (1 INR = 2g of protein).
One of the ways to consume soya chunk is with rice. Add some biryani masala to make it soya chunk biryani.
Try the below recipe and send your feedback.
Prep Time30 mins
Active Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Rice, Soya Chunk
Yield: 2 people
Calories: 100kcal
Cost: 50-100 INR


  • Frying Pan


  • ½ cup Rice
  • 1 cup Soya chunk
  • 2 tsp Cooking oil Any preferable cooking oil
  • Tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • cup Chopped carrot Optional
  • cup Chopped capsicum Optional
  • ½ cup Beans Optional
  • ¼ cup Green peas Optional



  • Soak rice for 30 mins
  • Boil 2 cups of water and once water is boiled turn off the flame and soak soya chunks in that water.
    soya chunk pulao - soaked soya chunk
  • Chop some veggies like tomato, onion, carrot, beans, capsicum, green chilly


  • Take a pan and heat 2 tbs oil. Add some mustard seed and whole jeera.
    soya chunk pulao - pan
  • Add a pinch of asafetida(hing) and cinnamon.
  • When mustard starts popping, add chopped onions. Cook it until onion turns brown.
    soya chunk pulao - onion
  • Add tomatoes, carrots and beans.
    soya chunk pulao tomato beans
  • Add capsicum, green peas and green chilly.
    soya chunk pulao capsicum
  • Cover the pan and cook veggies for 5-7 min.
  • Add ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp red chilli powder and 1 tsp coriander powder. Give it a quick mix
  • Squeeze soaked soya chunk completely (to remove water) and add that in the pan.
    soya chunk pulao soya chunk
  • Add rice and mix it. Cook for 1-2 min and then turn off flame.
    soya chunk pulao rice

Serve and garnish

  • Add some freshly chopped coriander leaves.
    soya chunk pulao coriander
  • Serve on a plate and garnish with 3-4 mint leaves.
    soya chunk pulao


Serve it with fresh curd or raita.

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