Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Soya Bean Curry

                        Soya Beans .......   This Dish is very Easy, Fresh and Simple to prepare. Only thing is to Soak the Beans Overnight (at least for 6 hours ).
                     Making can Be done fast with all the Available Store - Board in our Kitchen.

                             Soya Bean are very healthy and Nutritious for Health. They are Rich in Fiber and Proteins.

Preparation Time : 20 min
Serves -  4


Dried Soya beans - 1cup
Chopped Tomatoes - 4(Medium)
Finely chopped Onions - 2 (Medium)
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1tbsp
Red chilli powder - 2tbsp
Sugar - 1tbsp
Lemon Extract/Juice - 2tbsp
Poppy/ Mustard seeds - tbsp
Cumin/Zeera Seeds -1tbsp
Bay Leaf - 1
Cilantro /Chopped Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
Kasuri Methi/ Dried Fenugreek leaves - 1 tbsp (optional)


1. Soak the 1 cup of Soya Beans in 3 cups of water overnight.( for 6-8 hrs)

2. You can observe that the size of Beans doubles in Size.

3. Drain the Water from Beans and Wash them Once.

4. In Thick vessel with 1 cup of Water Boil them under Medium Flame For 6 min. (Check With the Knife to know whether beans are cooked)

5. After Beans are cooked drain the Water from Beans. Keep Aside.

6. In non - Stick pan Heat 2 tbsp of Oil. Place mustard and Cumin seeds. Add Bay leaf and Chopped Onions saute them.

7. When the Onions Changes to light pink color now add Ginger-garlic paste,chopped Tomatoes toss them. Cook for couple of Minutes with Closed lid under Low- Flame.

8. When the Tomatoes are cooked Enough add salt and boiled Soya Beans cook for another 3 minutes with a little amount of water under closed lid. (This Process helps the Beans to absorb  the juicy flavors of Tomato and Bay Leaf.)

9. Now Add the Seasonings (Salt, Sugar and Lemon Extract) adjust as per your Taste.

10. Sprinkle some Coriander and Kasuri Methi over the Top and Turn off the Flame.

                                 Suites Best as a Side Dish for Chapathi/ Roti.....  Enjoy Cooking.. !!