Aloo soyabean sabzi is the easiest, spicy and delicious curry that can be prepared instantly at home. Soyabeans are highly rich in protein and thus makes a perfect legume to be included in everyone’s diet. Theses highly nutritional soyabeans makes a perfect combination with potatoes.
This simple curry prepared with soya chunks and potatoes makes a health and low fat curry recipe. This Indian curry is majorly famous among many vegetarians. Soya bean aloo sabzi is an easy tomato based curry which is healthy and equally tasty, especially for kids. The tartness of tomatoes and other desi spices makes a great meal for lunch or dinner. It goes well with chapatti, parantha or poori. This simple and easy recipe for aloo soya bean will help you make perfect sabzi. Go ahead and prepare this curry at your home and enjoy!
Wash the soya beans thoroughly with water and drain out the excess water from it. After that, soak it overnight or for 8-10 hours. Then drain out its water and use it.
Rinse the tomato and green chilly thoroughly with water and drain out the water from it. After that, roughly chop the tomatoes and green chilly and place it directly into the mixer jar. Churn and grind them to make a fine paste.
Peel the potatoes with a peeler and wash it thoroughly in water. After that, chop the potatoes into slightly big size chunks. Cut 8 pieces of a potato. Keep them aside.
Place the soaked soya beans in a pressure cooker along with 1 cup of water. Put the lid on and cook the beans until the cooker releases a whistle. After that, low down the flame and let the beans cook for 6-7 minutes more.
After cooking the beans completely, keep the cooker aside and leave it as it is until the pressure settles on its own. Meanwhile, place a wok on flame. Once the wok gets heated pour half amount of oil into it. Then add diced potatoes into it. Stir it for a while. Now cover the wok and cook the potatoes on low flame until it turns tender. Keep checking at a regular interval of 3-4 minutes.
Meanwhile, place a pan on flame and pour the remaining oil into it. Once the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and ginger paste into it., Mix everything really well.
Now add tomato-green chilly paste into the masala along with red chilly powder. Keep stirring the masala continuously until the oil starts separating from its edges.
Pressure of the cooker has steeled on its own. Remove the lid and add the cooked beans into the masala. Don’t add the water of the beans. You can drain the water of the beans by placing it on a sieve.
Mix the soya beans really well into the masala and add salt into it followed by ½ cup of water and garam masala. Cover the pan and cook the soya beans with masala for 4-5 minutes.
Meanwhile check the potatoes. Press a piece with the spatula. Potatoes have turned tender. Add the fried potato chunks into the pan. Mix it really well. Add chopped green coriander as well. Mix it through.
Soya bean potato sabzi is now ready. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a serving bowl.
Garnish this mouth-drooling and delectable soya bean potato sabzi and serve it steaming hot as a side assortment along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!
- If you want them you can use boiled potatoes instead of frying them.
- For 4-5 members
- Potatoes – 2 (250 grams)
- Soya bean - ½ cup (100 grams)
- Tomatoes – 2 (medium sized)
- Green chilly – 2
- Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp
- Oil – 3 tbsp
- Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
- Asafoetida – 1 pinch
- Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
- Ginger paste – 1 tsp
- Coriander powder – 1 tsp
- Garam masala - ¼ tsp
- Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
- Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
- Boil the soaked soya beans along with a cup of water until it becomes tender. Stir fry the potatoes until it becomes soft.
- Prepare paste of tomatoes and green chilly.
- Place a pan on flame and pour the oil, cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger paste, tomato-green chilly paste and red chilly powder. Saute the masala until the oil starts separating from its edges.
- Add the cooked beans, salt, ½ cup of water, garam masala, potatoes and green coriander. Cover the pan and cook the soya beans with masala for 4-5 minutes.
- Soya bean potato sabzi is now ready. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a serving bowl.
- Garnish this mouth-drooling and delectable soya bean potato sabzi and serve it steaming hot as a side assortment along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!
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