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Soya chunks mint rice|How to make soya chunks pudina rice

September 17, 2014

Soya chunks mint riceThis simple soyachunks mint rice recipe is very easy and simple to make.This uses your normal daily-use rice thus making it a recipe for everyday. Even the other ingredients used in this recipe are easily available. Your kids are sure to love this healthy and nutritious recipe.

Soya chunks mint riceIngredients:-

  • Normal Rice  – 1 cup
  • Water – as required to cook the rice
  • Onion – 2 big (sliced)
  • Beans – few (chopped)
  • Green chili – 3 to 4 (slit it in between)
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Mint leaves – handful (chopped)
  • Carrot – 1 big (chopped)
  • Soya chunks – 15 to 20
  • Salt – as per the taste

Dry spices :-

  • Bay leaf – 1 bay leaf
  • Cloves – 4 to 5
  • Green Cardamoms – 2 to 3
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 ½ inch
  • Javithri – 1 strand
  • Jeera – ¼ tsp
  • Pepper corn – Few
  • Star anise – 1

Soya chunks mint riceMethod:-

  1. In a bowl heat water by adding some salt in it.
  2. Now  soak soya chunks in hot water till they soften.
  3. Rinse and squeeze excess water and cut the chunks to 2 if they are too large and set aside.
  4. Now cook rice separately and keep it aside.
  5. Heat a kadahi with oil in it.
  6. Add all the above mentioned dry spices and saute till you get an aroma.
  7. Add onion and salt, fry till golden brown.
  8. Now add carrot, beans, green chilli, soya chunks and fry on high for about 5 to 6 minutes stirring in between.(do not cover and overcook)
  9. Add chopped mint leaves and mix.
  10. Add the cooked rice in it and mix well.
  11. Serve hot with any raita or pickle.


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