|1 cup||Soya chunks|
|1 cup||Basmati rice|
|¼ cup||Oil n butter or ghee|
|5 no||Bay leaves|
|2 cup||Coconut milk|
|Salt as per taste|
|1 tsp||Cumin seeds|
|2 tsp||Chopped gingers|
|6 clove||Chopped garlic|
|3 nos||Cinnamon sticks|
|Handful of mint leaves|
|Handful of cilantro leaves|
|3 nos||Green chilli( decrease or increase)|
Heat water in a pan, add the soyachunks n cook them for 2 minutes with salt..once they cooked drain them n cool them..squeeze excess of water n keep aside..Wash the rice n keep aside..
Meanwhile grind all ingredients from the group 2 into thick paste..Heat a heavybottomed kadai or pressure cooker with oil n butter..add the bay leaves n fry them..now add the ground paste n stir it well until the raw smell goes away, add the cooked soyachunks to them.. stir them everything for a while..
Add 2 cups of coconut milk to the chunk mix n add salt as per taste,stir everything well, once they start boiling add the washed basmati rice, cook them for 5 minutes in heavy flame, once the water is slightly absorbed by the rice, put the flame on simmer,close with the lid n cook until rice cooks well, this is for kadai,if u r using pressure cooker add the washed rice to the coconut gravy,close with the lid n cook until 3 whistles..garnish with 2 tsp of cilantro leaves or with mint leaves.
Spicy n Tasty Mint Soyachunks Briyani is ready to serve..Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!
No need of adding Onion n tomatoes, very easy to cook..
Rice n coconut milk ratio should be 1:2.
Raitas n boiled eggs goes very well with this Briyani..