27 SOYA CHUNKS AND PEAS GRAVY

Soya Chunks - a handful
Green peas - 1/2 - 3/4 cup
Onion - 1 large chopped fine
Tomato - 2 or Tomato paste - 1 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder - 1tsp
Dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Cream - 2 tbsp( or can substitute with 1/2 cup of milk or cashew paste for gravy thickness and extra taste)
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Oil

Heat few drop of oil in a pan and in low heat fry the soya chunks and immerse/soak them in hot water till they are soft. Later squeeze the water and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon and cumin seeds, wait for few seconds and add chopped onions. Fry till golden brown and add ginger garlic paste. Saute for a minute and add chopped tomatoes or tomato paste. Saute well till they mashed and pulpy ( or for just a minute if using paste). Next add all the powders and mix well. Now add the soya chunks and the fresh green peas( if using dry ones then soak and cook them seperately till 3/4th and add). Also add a cup of water and salt- cook till they are cooked well. If needed can add cream add cook in low flame for 2 -3 mts and remove. Serve with any type of chapathis and parathas.

Sending this entry along with the remaining ones down to Viki's "Side Dish for Chapathi" event
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27 comments/Reactions:

Abhilash said...

soya chunks recipe looks better.. I also prepare the same way.. the difference being my looks a bit brown and I do not use tomatoes.. Will try using tomatoes...

Padma said...

Thanks Abhilash for dropping by and for the quick comment :)
Try adding tomatoes next time.... will give a good color. In this recipe I have added tomato paste.

Parita said...

I am not fond of soya chunks but the curry looks verz tempting, i would love to replace soya with paneer :)

Pavithra said...

Mmmm me too do this soya chunks gravy padma i love it too.. looks good and all other entires to the event are perfect...

Faiza Ali said...

Soya chunks recipe looks yummy and all the other recipes too. They are all mouthwatering...

Padma said...

Thanks Parita, Pavithra and Faiza :)

Ramya said...

Yummy entries for the event..I like soya chunks a lot..Will try this recipe..The gravy looks super delish and Black eye beans kurma is a new dish!!

Priya said...

Same pinch Padma!!but urs looks really very colourful..Prefect entries for Viki's Event..

Gita said...

Nice thick and rich gravy Padma...I like the idea of adding cashew paste :) Nice collection to entries too.

Anu said...

Soya chunks recipe looks yummy and all the other recipes too. They are all mouthwatering...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

very creamy... looks great...

prasukitchen.blogspot.com said...

Soya chunks looks great Padma and of course healthy dish too... good to see all ur yummy entries

Padma said...

Thanks Ramya, Priya, Gita, Anu, Somoo and Prasu :)
Same pinch Priya... saw urs this morning :)

Ann said...

Padma, Recipe sounds really mouth watering, I do have a big pack of soy chunk, will make this recipe soon!

Shri said...

I usually don't buy Soya chunks bcuz my husband is not a big fan but your dish just looks so tempting!

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice dish padma...loved the colour of it...

Padma said...

Thanks Ann... try it out :)
Thanks Shri and Sushma :)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Nice dish Padma...healthy and tempting will surely try soon..

Valarmathi said...

Yummy and healthy gravy Padma.

Nandini said...

I'm very much tempted by the gravy and lovely dishes!

rekhas kitchen said...

ooooMG so many recipe s for side dish and this soya chunks curry look so tempting nice gravy.....

Hema said...

Creamy side dish and soya is a healthier option.. nice list of dishes for the entry

Sireesha said...

Happy ganesh chaturthi to you & your family dear :)
Gravy looks Divine and rich....
Soup 'N Juice Event is going on in my blog.Please do participate in it.

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Soya chunks gravy looks rich and delicious, it has a very nice color makes the dish tempting!

Preety said...

nice combination i make soya with potato combo..

Abhilash said...

thanks for the comments and happy onam to you too....

Jyoti V said...

Hi Padma,

Happy Ganesh chaturthi to you and your family dear... dish looks yummy !

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