Nutrela Biryani | Soya Chunks Biryani Recipe


Today, I prepared this Biryani with soya chunks and really it tastes great.Nutrela/Soya chunks are rich in protein and it’s taste like Mutton. If you are a vegetarian, you should try this awesome chunks Biryani. Learn how to make Nutrela Biryani at home.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
Nutrela / Soya Chunks 100 gram
Basmati Rice 2 cup
Onion 2
Bay leaf 3
Cardamom green 4
Cardamom brown 4
Cinnamon stick 3
Cloves 6-7
Black Pepper 10
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Salt As needed
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Green chilli 4-5


1. Wash and soak soya chunks in water for 15 minutes. Squeeze the water and take into a bowl. Heat the cooker with oil and fry soya chunks till light golden brown. Then add onion, green chilly, cloves, cardamom green, cardamom brown, cinnamon stick, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt into a pressure cooker. Pressure cook it on high heat for one Whistle, then low the flame and cook for another 7-8 minutes.

2. Here is the cooked picture of soya chunks. Heat the pan with oil and sauté with onion, bay leaf, cinnamon stick till onion are light golden brown. Now add soaked rice, salt and water.Once rice’s half cooked, add the fried prepared soya chunks as shown below in picture and cover with lid and cook for 10 minutes on low flame.

3. Fry cardamom green, brown, black pepper and cloves on medium flame till nice aroma comes. Switch off the flame and cool it at room temperature. Grind it dry and sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon ground spices on biryani, and rest of the spices store it in an airtight container for later use. Cook covered on slow flame for another 3-4 minutes. Nutrela Biryani is ready to serve with any gravy, yoghurt.

4. Enjoy!!


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