Soya Nuggets make a good substitute for mutton/chicken in this pulao. The dish provides all the goodness and nutrition of a complete meal when served with raita.
2 Cubes MAGGI Magic Cubes Vegetarian (Crumbled)
2 Tablespoons Everyday Ghee
1 Bay Leaf
0.5 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1 Inch Cinnamon
1 Green Cardamom
1 Onion (Chopped)
0.25 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Tablespoon Coriander Powder
1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
0.25 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
1 Tomato (Chopped)
1.5 Cups Basmati Rice
1 Cup Green Peas (Shelled)
1 Cup Soya Nuggets
3 Cups Water
3 Tablespoons Coriander Leaves (Coriandrum Sativum)
1 Pinch Salt (To Taste)
1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste
Soak the soya nuggets in hot water for 30 minutes, squeeze out the water and keep aside. Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.
Heat Everyday Ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves and cardamom.
When the cumin seeds crackle, add chopped onion, garlic paste and saute till onions are golden brown. Add turmeric powder and garam masala powder and stir fry for 2 mins on low flame. Add tomatoes and cook till they soften.
Add the rice, green peas, soya chunks, salt, water, crumbled MAGGI Magic Cubes - Vegetarian and coriander leaves. Pressure cook for 2 minutes after the first whistle. Serve hot with raita.