• Basmati rice- 1 cup
  • Soya chunks-1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Onions -1 large finely sliced
  • Tomatoes-1 finely chopped
  • green chillies-1 vertically slit
  • turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder-2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  • salt-for taste
  • Mint leaves- few
  • Coriander leaves-few
  • Curd-1 tsp
  • Oil


  • Soak rice for 15 to 20 mins.Boil little water and soak soya chunks for 5 mins. Squeeze the water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a vessel add cumin seeds,let it splutter.Add ginger garlic paste, saute until the raw smell goes.
  • Add onions and saute till translucent add turmeric powder,chilli powder,cumin powder,salt and mix well.add little water so that the spices blend well.
  • Add tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy.
  • Add soya chunks and mix.Add water and cook for some time.
  • Add garam masala powder, little curd ,mint leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Layer the soaked rice on top of this and close and cook until the rice gets cooked.
  • Open once done and mix well.Add little lime juice.

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