Soya Matar Pulao | High protein vegetable pulao in Claypot

Soya Matar Pulao is a delectable dish that tantalizes taste buds with its rich blend of flavors and wholesome ingredients. This aromatic rice dish is crafted with precision to offer a perfect balance of nutrition and taste. Tender soya chunks and vibrant green peas, also known as matar, are the stars of this recipe, ensuring a protein-packed meal that satisfies both vegetarians and meat-lovers alike. Each bite is a burst of savory goodness, complemented by fragrant basmati rice infused with a medley of spices.

soya matar pulao
soya matar pulao

The cooking process begins with sautéing aromatic spices like cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon in ghee or oil, creating a fragrant base that sets the tone for the entire dish. Then, soaked soya chunks are added, absorbing the flavors and adding a meaty texture to the pulav. Alongside, sweet green peas add a burst of freshness and color to the dish, enhancing its visual appeal.

The star ingredient, soya chunks, is not only rich in protein but also in essential nutrients like iron and calcium, making this pulav a wholesome meal choice. The grains of basmati rice, cooked to perfection, provide a fluffy and aromatic base that complements the robust flavors of the soya and peas.

This High Protein Soya Matar Pulav is not just a meal; it’s a culinary experience that caters to health-conscious individuals without compromising on taste. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a side of yogurt or raita, this dish is sure to leave a lasting impression with its delightful flavors and nutritional benefits. So indulge in this wholesome delight and savor the goodness of protein-packed goodness in every mouthful.

soya matar pulao

Soya Matar Pulao in claypot

Learn to make a yummy High-Protein Veg Pulav in a claypot. It's full of healthy stuff and tastes amazing. Follow along to cook up a tasty vegetarian meal that's good for you!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People
Calories 300 kcal


  • 1 Claypot


  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 nos. Bay Leaf
  • 4 nos. Cinnamon
  • 5 nos. Black Pepper
  • 4 nos. Clove
  • 1 no. Star Anise
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Dried Coconut Powder
  • 2 nos. Onion
  • 1 cup Beans
  • 1 cup Potato
  • 1 cup Capsicum
  • 1 cup Soya Chunks Soaked in water for 20 minutes.
  • 2 nos. Tomato
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 cup Basmati Rice Soaked in water for 15 minutes
  • 1 cup Green Peas


  • Take Claypot and heat 4 tbsp Oil. Then add 2 nos. Bay Leaf, 4 nos. Cinnamon, 5 nos. Black Pepper, 4 nos. Clove and 1 no. Star Anise. Stir slightly and let it fry for a minute.
  • Now add 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Cumin Seeds, and 2 tbsp Dried Coconut Powder, mix them and let it fry thoroughly.
  • Now add 2 nos. Onion and fry until light golden color. Then add 1 cup Beans, 1 cup Potato, and 1 cup Capsicum. Mix them together and let it fry for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
  • Now add 1 cup Soya Chunks after squeezing out water, then add 2 nos. Tomato and mix it.
  • Now add 1 tsp Turmeric Powder, 2 tsp Coriander Powder, 2 tsp salt, ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder, and 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder. Mix them throughly and cook on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Now add 4 cup water and let it boil on high flame. Now add 2 cup Basmati Rice and 1 cup Green Peas and let it cook on full flame until it get one boil.
  • Cook Rice for half cooked on medium flame and then lower the flame for cooking. Check if the water is completely used for cooking. Turn off the flame and close the lid. Let it cook in stem for 15 minutes. High Protein Veg Pulao is Ready.



Serve hot. Chutney or Curd is optional to eat along with.
Keyword Mushroom Pulao, Pulav, Soya Matar Pulao





Oil – 4tbsp

Bay Leaf – 2nos

Dal Chini – 3/4nos

Black Pepper – 4/5nos

Clove – 3/4nos

Star flower – 1no.

Mustard Seeds – 1tsp

Cumin Seeds – 1tsp

Coconut Powder – 2tbsp

Onion – 2nos

Beans – 1cup

Potato – 1cup

Shimla Mirch – 1cup

Soya Chunks – 1cup

Tomatoes – 2nos

Haldi – 1tsp

Dhania Powder – 2tsp

Salt – 2tsp

Red Chili Powder – 1/2tsp

Red Kashmiri Chili Powder – 2tsp

Water – 4cups

Basmati Rice – 2cups

Matar – 1cup

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