Monday, July 19, 2010

Soya Chunks MasaLa


  • Soya Chunks (sliced into curry sized pieces) – 1 cups
  • Meat Masala – 3 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder – 2 tsp
  • Onion (sliced) – 1 large
  • Tomato (sliced) – 1 large
  • Carrot Chopped 
  • Green Chillies chopped – 3
  • Curry Leaves – A sprig
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Paste -1 tsp
  • Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Oil 
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 
Soak the Soya chunks in hot water for around 15 minutes. Squeeze out the water and clean the soya chunks and drain out excess water if any. You can cut the chunks into curry sized pieces.
Roast 2 tbsp meat masala powder and 1 tsp chilly powder on low flame.
Marinate the soya pieces with the above roasted masala powders and salt. Keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok and splutter mustard seeds.
Add sliced onions,chopped carrot  and saute till done
Add chopped  green chillies, chopped tomatoes, and curry leaves and saute till the tomatoes are cooked properly.
Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp chilly powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tbsp meat masala powder, 1/2 tsp pepper powder, 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp garlic paste and stir fry for a few minutes.
Cover and cook on low flame for another 15-20 minutes, till the gravy is fully coated on the soya pieces.
Serve along with rice or chappathis.

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