Soybean is considered a very healthy ingredient, and this pulav recipe is a great way to encourage your little one to have something filling, nutritious and yummy.  A simple and tasty pulao, taste fantastic with any spicy curries or gravies..
Like other beans, the soybean (Glycine max) grows in pods enclosing edible seeds. They are usually green but can be yellow, brown or black. The texture is so adaptable that soybeans are frequently processed into a variety of foods. Soybeans – also known as edamame beans when eaten fresh from the pod – are consumed as an alternative to meat.

I just planned to give a try, and turns out really good and perfect. Mostly i tried with soya chunks only. For the first time i tried with soybeans. Soybeans health benefits are promotes weight loss, Strengthen blood vessels, Omega 3 fatty acids, good for nails and hair, Vitamin E, Moisture the skin etc.,

Ok lets see how to make soybeans pulao/pilaf. Here you go….

Serves : 2

Prep time : 10 mins       Cooking Time : 30 mins

Ingredients:

Soybeans : 1/2 cup

Bastami Rice : 1 cup

Onion : 1 small sliced

Tomato : 1

Ginger Garlic Paste : 2 tsp

Red chilly powder : 1 tsp

Garam Masala powder : 2 tsp

Turmeric powder : 1 tsp

Mint and coriander leaves : 3 tbsp chopped

Water : 1 and 1/2 cup water

Salt to taste

To Temper :

Oil : 2 tbsp

Ghee : 2 tbsp

Bay leaf : 1

Cardamon : 2

Cinnamon Stick : 1 inch

Method :

  1. Soak soybeans overnight, cook it for 2 whistles. Set aside. Soak basmati rice for 30 mins. Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker, temper with bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamon.

2. Add sliced onion, fry till transparent. Then add in ginger garlic paste, cook it for 2 mins. Then add in tomato, cook it till mushy. Now add in all spices with mint and coriander leaves. Saute it for 2 mins.

3. Now add in cooked soybean, mix well with spices for 3 more mins. Add water and salt, allow it to boil. Then add soaked rice, mix well. Cover cooker with lid.  keep the heat really low, so how much ever its is possible keep the heat low and cook for 12-15 minutes. You can keep over a dosa pan too if you cant put heat in low.

Let it stand as it is for 5 minutes and open the cooker, fluff it up with fork and mix gently. Serve it with any curry or gravies. soy beans puloa

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