- 2 cups of Soya
- 4 cloves of garlic crushed
- 1 inch piece of ginger
- 1 small cinnamon sticks
- 1 medium size onion, sliced
- 2 green chillies chopped
- 1 cup of tomatoes sliced
- tbsp mustard seeds
- 1 tbsp red chili powder
- 2 tbsp black curry powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- ½ tsp Garam masala powder
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 cup of coconut milk
- Salt to taste
- 2-3 cups of hot water
- All the spices listed above with soy chunks and keep aside.
- Mix the soya meat with turmeric, chili powder together with salt and set aside. If the soya meat comes with any flavor you can add the masala mix too. ( take care of the spiciness of the masala and you can adjust the amount of chili powder)
- Once the soya chunks are soaked, drain the water. Squeeze soya chunks to remove any excess water.
- First soya meat chunks in hot water for about 10 minutes. Add some salt to the water when soaking.
- Heat about 2-3 tbsp oil in a pan.
- When it is hot, add cinnamon stick and mustard seeds.
- When that mustard seeds are popping out, add onion, red chili, green chili, ginger garlic paste and curry leaves .
- Sauté for 3 minutes until onions turn translucent.
- Add tomato and sauté for another 3 minutes until soft.
- Add the marinated soya meat and sauté for 5 minutes until the soya meat become little dry.
- Splash some water and sauté for another 3 minutes.
- Add the Garam masala powder and stir.
- Add the little water and coconut milk to just to cover the soya meat and cook for 5 minutes.
Serve hot as a side with any flat breads or plain boiled rice.