Thursday, 5 February 2015

Soya chunks / Meal maker Curry (Mustard paste flavour)

Ingredients :-
Soya chunks / Meal maker - 1 cup 
( Boil in water about 5 mins, drain the water and wash with normal water. Squeeze the excess water from the chunks and keep aside. ) 
Potato - 1 medium size (cut into cubes)
Onion - 1 no.
Tomato - 1-2 no.
Mustad and Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard oil Or cooking oil - 1 tsp

For paste: Mustard seeds-1 tsp, Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp, Garlic - 6-8 pods, Green chilies- 2 nos. Make a very fine smooth paste from this.

Method :-
Heat few drops of oil in a pan/work and stir fry the soya chunks till light brown in colour and the raw smell goes out. Sprinkle little salt and fry. Remove from pan and set aside.

Now, add 1 tsp oil to the pan. Add mustard and cumin seeds, when it start to splutter add chopped onion and saute a while. Add the chopped tomato, salt to taste, turmeric powder and mix. When oil leaves from sides of the pan, add the mustard paste and cook for a minutes. Don't over cook it otherwise it will taste bitter. Add the chopped  potato, soya chunks to the masala and mix well.  Pour water as your requirement and make a lightly thick gravy. Cook about 5-8 minutes in a high-medium flame. Switch off the flame and Serve hot with Khichdi or steamed rice.. Enjoy it with your family !!!   

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