Feb 20, 2011

Soya Keema (Ground Soya Vegetable)

Soya (Nutrella)  is a primary, low-cost, and source of protein for health. Soy protein products can be good substitutes for animal products because, unlike some other beans, soy offers a 'complete' protein profile. ... Soy protein products can replace animal-based foods.This is  a very good meat substitute for vegetarians. It helps to reduce bad cholesterol(LDL)and triglycerides also.


Granule nutrela(Soya)  25g
1- onion
1/2- tomato (diced/pureed)
3- flakes of garlic
1/2-inch piece of ginger(or use ginger-garlic paste)
1-2 -green chilies
2- tbsp chopped coriander leaves to garnish
Salt To Taste
Red chili powder to taste
3/4th- tsp turmeric powder
1/2- tsp coriander powder
1/2- tsp cumin powder
3/4- tsp garam masala
3- tbsp vegetable oil
Green peas(if like)


    * Put the granule nutrela into a bowl.
    * Pour cold water into the same bowl.So that the granule absorb enough water and keep aside for 10 If you have less time then pour warm water to the bowl.
    * Chop onion,garlic, ginger and green chilies.
    * Heat oil in a pan  and add  chopped  garlic,ginger and fry for 1 min.
    *Then add onion and fry till golden brown.
    * Add little bit salt to the onion. So that it will absorb all the moister from the
       onion and cook faster.
    *Add tomato diced/puree and fry  for 3/4 mins.
    * If the mixture becomes very dry then add little water to it and fry.
    * Add all the spices (salt, turmeric, chili powder,coriander and cumin powder) except garam masala. 
    *Add green peas and fry  the masala for 5 mins till oil starts loosing out.
    * In a pan add 1 tsp oil and add the granule nutrela.
     * Fry the granule for 2/3 mins, so that the raw flavor will go away.
     * Now add the granule to the masala and mix it well.
    * Add 1 cup of boiling water to the mixture and reduce the flame.
    * Simmer for 10 minutes.
    * If you want dry then cook the nutrela till it becomes dry or if you want gravy then after 4/5 min remove the pan from the stove.
    * Garnish nutrela with garam masala and coriander leaves. 
    * Serve hot with  Naan, roti or rice.

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1 comment:

  1. thank you for linking this yummy dish looks fabulous