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Ashwani Soya Chunks Biryani

Ashwani Soya Chunk Biryani is a delicious and healthy twist on the traditional biryani recipe. This dish is made with soya chunks, a meat substitute made from soybeans, which are a great source of protein and other nutrients. The recipe is quite simple and can be prepared in less than an hour.


  • 1 cup Ashwani soya chunks
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • Start by soaking Ashwani soya chunks in hot water for 10 minutes. Drain and squeeze out the excess water.
  • In a pan, heat oil and add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves and cardamom pods.
  • Once the spices start sizzling, add finely chopped onions and fry until they turn golden brown.
  • Once the onion is cooked, add ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes to the pan and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  • Add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Stir well to ensure that the spices are evenly distributed.
  • Add Ashwani soya chunks and stir well.
  • Add salt and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add basmati rice and stir well. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pan.
  • Cook on low flame for 18-20 minutes or until the rice is fully cooked.
  • Once done, add ghee and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

This biryani recipe is a perfect meal for vegetarians, vegans and those who want to include more plant-based protein in their diet. The soya chunks give the biryani a meaty texture and a rich flavor. This dish is best served with raita or chutney. Enjoy your tasty and nutritious Ashwani Soya Chunk Biryani!