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Monday, July 19, 2010

Spicy Soya Fry


For marination:

2 cups Soya chunks
2tsp Chicken Curry powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder

For fry:

1 Yellow onion (thinly sliced)
2 Roma Tomato (chopped)
3 Garlic pods (minced)
1tsp Ginger (minced)
3 green Chili (chopped)
5-6 Curry leaves

1tsp Chicken Curry powder
1tsp Chilli powder

1tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Black Cumin seeds (optional)
3 small Cloves
1 Cinnamon stick(1/2")
2 green Cardamom

1 cup Water
1tbsp Oil
How to:

  • Soak the soya chunks in hot water and let stand for 15-20 mins.Then, drain the water also squeezing the soya for excess water. 
  • Cut the soya into bite-size pieces and marinate'em with the chicken curry powder, turmeric powder and salt for 15 mins.

  • Heat oil in a skillet, add cumin seeds through cardamom.

  • Then add onions along with salt and saute until tender.

  • Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute until the raw smell disappears.

  • Add tomatoes and cook until mashed up completely. Add chilli powder and cook for a min.

  • Add the marinated soya, mix well and saute for 2 mins.

  • Pour the water and cook with lid closed in a medium-low flame for 5 mins.

  • Remove the lid and cook until water is all evaporated. Add curry leaves and cook for 2 mins or until the soya starts browning.

  • Switch off, garnish with chopped cilantro.

Serve hot with sambar rice.


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