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Soya Matar Sabji Recipe – How to make dry Soya Matar Sabzi

Soya Matar Sabji Recipe – How to make dry Soya Matar Sabzi

Soya chunks peas curry prepared with soya bean chunks, fresh green peas and roasted tomato-ginger masala is a simple yet scrumptious recipe. We often get to see green veggies in abundance during winters. I always try to stock some of these veggies for later use. Green peas are one of such vegetable. Store them in any container or plastic bags and deep freeze them. So, today I am making a great and heartwarming recipe of Soya chunks matar sabzi.

This curry can be served with chapatti or rice. Soya chunks peas curry full of Protein, Iron, and Calcium can be packed in tiffin for kids along with paranthas and is a fabulous way to add this healthy ingredient in their diet. So, let’s get started then! Here is the step-by-step method for making the soya peas sabzi.

Directions

Getting ready:

Rinse tomatoes, green chilies and ginger thoroughly and grind finely in a mixture grinder to make a paste.

soya matar sabzi

Cut or crush soya chunks into 2-3 pieces each. Place it into plate.

soya matar sabziMaking:

Heat some oil in a pan and add the soya chunks into it. Stir fry on medium flame until they get little brown in color. When the soya chunks are roasted well, add 1 cup water to it. Cover and let in simmer on low flame until soya chunks gets tender.

soya matar sabzi

Take some oil in another pan and heat it sufficiently. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds. After the seeds crackle, add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for few more minutes. Now add tomato-green chilly-ginger paste, followed by red chilly powder and saute until oil starts separating from it.

soya matar sabzi

Also, keep checking the soya chunks at regular intervals. Cook until the water evaporates and chunks turn soft.

soya matar sabzi

When the masala is roasted well, add green peas, garam masala and some salt to it. Mix well and saute for a minute more. Next add 1/2 cup more water, cover again and cook on low flame. Check later. Pick a green pea on spatula and press it between fingers, if it gets pressed easily that means it is cooked through.

soya matar sabzi

 

To it add cooked soya chunks. Mix everything really well. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes. After 2 minutes, sabzi is ready. Add some green coriander as well. Stir to mix it well. Transfer the sabzi in a bowl. Soya matar sabzi is now ready.

soya matar sabziServing:

Garnish it with some green coriander sprigs and serve this delectable sabzi steaming hot with chapatti, parantha or naan and relish eating.

soya matar sabziSuggestions

  • If you wish to add onion and garlic to the sabzi, then after sautéing cumin seeds, add 1 finely chopped onion and 4 to 5 finely chopped garlic cloves. Saute until they get pinkish in color and the raw smell goes away. Rest, follow the same procedure.
  • For 3 to 4 members
  • Time – 25 minutes

Soya Matar Sabji Recipe - How to make dry Soya Matar Sabzi soya matar chunks
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Soya beans chunks - 1 cup
  • Green peas - 1 cup
  • Tomato - 3 (200 grams)
  • Green chilly - 1
  • Ginger - ½ inch
  • Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - 33/4 tsp or as per taste
  • Garam masala - less than ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder - less than ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Rinse tomatoes, green chilies and ginger thoroughly and grind finely in a mixture grinder to make a paste.
  2. Cut or crush soya chunks into 2-3 pieces each. Place it into plate.
  3. Heat some oil in a pan and add the soya chunks into it.
  4. Stir fry on medium flame until they get little brown in color.
  5. When the soya chunks are roasted well, add 1 cup water to it.
  6. Cover and let in simmer on low flame until soya chunks gets tender.
  7. Take some oil in another pan and heat it sufficiently. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds.
  8. After the seeds crackle, add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and sauté for few more minutes.
  9. Now add tomato-green chilly-ginger paste, followed by red chilly powder and saute until oil starts separating from it.
  10. Also, keep checking the soya chunks at regular intervals. Cook until the water evaporates and chunks turn soft.
  11. When the masala is roasted well, add green peas, garam masala and some salt to it. Mix well and sauté for a minute more.
  12. Next add ½ cup more water, cover again and cook on low flame. Check later.
  13. Pick a green pea on spatula and press it between fingers, if it gets pressed easily that means it is cooked through.
  14. To it add cooked soya chunks. Mix everything really well.
  15. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes. After 2 minutes, sabzi is ready.
  16. Add some green coriander as well. Stir to mix it well.
  17. Transfer the sabzi in a bowl. Soya matar sabzi is now ready.
  18. Garnish it with some green coriander sprigs and serve this delectable sabzi steaming hot with chapatti, parantha or naan and relish eating.

 

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