Jan 10, 2012

Soya Matar Shahi Korma



Ingredients :

Soya chunks – 1 packet
Peas – ½ cup
Onion – 1 ( finely chopped )
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Red chilly powder – To taste
Garam masala powder – A pinch
Salt – To taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves – little ( finely chopped )
Water – As required

To grind into paste :

Tomatoes – 2 ( chopped )
Cinnamon – 1 stick
Cardamom – 2
Clove – 1
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Garlic  - 4 to 5
Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
Peppercorns – ½ tsp
Almonds – 4
Cashew-nuts – 4

Method :

Boil water . After the water boils turn it off and immediately put the soya chunks into boiled water for a minute. Then , remove the soya chunks and squeeze them gently to remove excess water. Chop them into half. Keep aside.
Grind tomatoes + clove + cardamom + cinnamon + peppercorns + ginger + garlic + coriander seeds + almonds + cashew-nuts into a smooth paste. Keep aside.
In a kadai , heat oil. Add cumin seeds to it. After it crackles , add chopped onion and fry till golden browned. Add the ground paste , cumin powder , red chilly powder , garam masala powder , coriander powder and salt. Mix evenly and add ½ cup of water. Bring to boil for 4 to 5 minutes. Add peas. Cover the kadai with lid and cook till peas get little soft. Add the soya chunks and mix evenly. Add chopped coriander leaves. Cover the kadai with lid again and cook for 5 minutes.
Serve hot with rotis / chapatis.

7 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow very yummy n unique combo..

Aarthi said...

I love this..Thanks for the recipe..This looks mouthwatering

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Julie said...

yummy delicious!!

Erivum Puliyum

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Prathi said...

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sheril benedict said...

Looks yummy ..tempts me to eat !!