Soya granules – 1 cup

Oil – 1/2 cup

Roasted coriander powder – 4 tbsp

Red chilli powder – 5 tbsp (Adjust according to your spice level)

Salt – 2 to 3 tbsp

Clove powder-1/4 tsp


Oil – 3/4 cup

Mashed garlic cloves -15

Cumin seeds – 1tsp

Broken red chillies -1/4 cup

Curry leaves – 1/2 cup

Lemon juice – 4tbsp


  • Boil soya granules in hot water for 5 minutes and strain it. Wash it well. Squeeze and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add squeezed soya granules and fry on medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes.Switch off the flame and cool it.
  • Add salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder and clove powder. Mix well and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a large kadai and add cumin seeds and crushed garlic. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add red chilli and curry leaves. Fry on high flame till the garlic turns into golden brown.
  • Switch off the flame and add lemon juice. Mix well and cool it.
  • Add the talimpu to soya masala and mix well. Check out the seasonings.
  • Serve hot with hot rice.



Basmathi rice- 1 cup washed and soaked for 1 hour

Finely chopped totakura- 1 1/2 cups

Soya granules- 1 cup

Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp

Pulav masala – 1/2 tsp

Ghee – 1tbsp

Oil – 1 tbsp

Onions – 2 finely chopped

Green chillies – 2 slited

Water – 1 1/2 cups

Salt to taste


  1. Washed and soak basmathi rice for 1 hour.
  2. Boil soya granules in water for 5 to 8 minutes. Strain and wash in cold water.
  3. Squeeze off the excess water and set aside. Wash totakura well and strain it. Boil totakura in water for 5 to 6 minutes on high flame.
  4. Strain and squeeze off the excess water and set aside. Add oil and ghee in a kadai. Add finely chopped onions and green chillies.
  5. Add salt and cook on low flame till onions turns light pink. Then, add ginger and garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  6. Add soya granules and mix well. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Then add squeezed totakura and mix well.
  7. Cook on medium flame for 4 minutes. Add salt and pulav masala. Mix well.
  8. Add water and bring it to boil. Add strained basmathi rice. Check out seasonings.
  9. Cook on low flame till the rice is done. Goes well with raita and any masala curries.