Soya chunks are quick to cook and equivalent to meat or non veg if compared with protein content.I often used them in making Pulav,curry,burgers and pasta.Being a vegetarian I preferred to cook soya chunks once in a week.Today I am sharing aloo soya chunks curry recipe that has richness of potatoes and chunky flavor of soya nuggets.So let’s start with recipe.yum
Soya chunks- 2 cups
Potato (slit in halves)- 4 in number
Onion (grated)-1 cup
Ginger (grated )-2 tsp
Garlic (finely chopped)-2tsp
Green chilly (chopped)-2 tsp
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tsp
Kashmiri/ deggi mirch-1 tsp
Red chilly powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Vegetable oil-3 tbsp
Chopped coriander-1/2 cup
Water- 10 cups
Boil 2 cup water in a pan ,add soy chunks ,stir for 5 minutes.Take them out and squeeze excess water.Keep aside.
Boil 2 cup water in a pan ,add tomatoes,let it in the water for 5 minute.Take out and remove the skin. Chop in small pieces.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker,add asafetida and cumin seeds.
As popping starts add grated ginger,sauté and add grated onions.
Stir till color starts changing a little brown,add potato halves. Saute for 5 minutes.
Now add all spices and salt,stir for 2 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and green chilly,sauté till oil comes out.(it will take 10 minutes).
Add squeezed soya chunks,mix with masala and add 4 cups of water.(Add water accordingly you want your consistency ).
Close the lid and let it cook for 2 whistles.When all steam evaporates,open the lid and cook again for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and add chopped coriander leaves.
Serve-4. Cooking time-30 – 40 minutes