Soya Chunks Sabji

Soya is a good source of protein, this soya chunks recipe is delicious and spicy.

Also try: Punjabi Dum Aloo, Chole Masala, Chana Dal or Masoor Dal.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 15 mins, Marination – 30 mins, Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 1 hour 10 mins.

Servings: 2-3

Ingredients:

  1. Soya Chunks – 1 cup
  2. Curd – 1/2 cup
  3. Onion – 1 medium (blend to a smooth paste)
  4. Tomato – 2 medium-large (blend to a smooth paste)
  5. Ginger – 1 inch (grated)
  6. Garlic – 2 cloves (grated)
  7. Green Chilli – 2 (finely chopped)
  8. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp
  9. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  10. Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  12. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  13. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  14. Ground Black Pepper – 1/4 tsp
  15. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  16. Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  17. Black Cardamom – 1
  18. Bay Leaf – 1
  19. Cloves – 2
  20. Dried Red Chilli – 2
  21. Cream – 1 tbsp
  22. Oil – 3 tbsp
  23. Coriander leaves to garnish
  24. Water to cook soya chunks
  25. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Soya Chunks Sabji:

  1. Cook soya chunks as per instructions on the pack. Keep aside
  2. Take a mixing bowl and add curd, ground black pepper, cumin powder, 1/4 tsp red chilli powder, salt along with half of the ginger & garlic. Mix until combined well
  3. Add boiled soya chunks, coat well and marinate for 30 mins
  4. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf, black cardamom, dried red chillies & cloves. Saute until fragrant
  5. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add remaining half quantity of ginger and garlic, saute for a few seconds
  6. Add onion paste, saute till golden brown
  7. Add tomato paste, green chillies, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and 1/4 tsp red chilli powder. Cook until oil separates
  8. Add crushed kasuri methi, marinated soya chunks and salt. Mix and cook covered for 10-15 mins on low-medium flame, stirring occasionally
  9. Add cream, garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Mix and cook for a min, your Soya Chunks Sabji is ready.

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