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Friday, October 09, 2015

Soya Chunks curry ( With peanut paste)


This curry is a delicious side dish for chappathi, poori or porotta.

Ingredients

Soya chunks - 1 1/2 cup

Set-1
Peanut- 2 table spoon
Sesame seeds(white)- 2 table spoon
Grated coconut - 2 table spoon

Set-2
Onion- 2 big sliced
Green chilly - 3 Nos
Dry chilly red - 2 Nos
Tomato- 1 big
Coriander leaf-  for taste
Mint leaf - 2 or 3(optional)
Curry leaf

Mustard seeds- 1 tea spoon
Cumin seed- 1/4 tea spoon
Fenugreek seed- 1/4 tea spoon
Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder- 2 tea spoon
Chili powder- 2 tea spoon


Soak soya chunks in boiling water with 1 tea spoon of salt and keep it soaked for half an hour .Then drain and squeeze out water.
Fry dry Peanut, Sesame seeds & Grated coconut separately and grind together by adding some water and make a fine paste.
 Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds  and then add curry leaves &  dry chilies to it. Add finely sliced onion to it and saute well until onion get brownish yellow color.Add one green chilly while sauting onion. Then add turmeric powder,coriander powder and chili powder and mix all together.
Add the paste made of Set -1 ingredients along with  3 cup of water  and mix all together.
Cook this mix in medium flame for 20 min. After cooking 20 min, the gravy become thick(oil can be seen at the top), then add prepared soya chunks to this gravy and cook for 10min. Add sliced tomato,  2 green chilies, coriander leaves and and mint leaves(optional) to it and cook again for 5 minutes.
The curry is ready to serve now. Have it with chappathi or porotta or poori.