Monday, May 21, 2012

Soya and Black Eye Beans Curry:

Soya and Black Eye Beans curry:
Black eyed Beans ( Lobia ) 1.5 cup.
Soya Chunks 20 - 25 no.
 Big Onion 2  (chopped).
 Tomato 2 (chopped).
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tbsp.
Mustard Seed 1 tbsp.
Cumin seed 1/2 tbsp.
Green chillt 2 no.
Curry Leaves - a few.
Coriander Leaves(chopped)- a few. 
Cooking  oil 2 tbsp.

   Dry powder:
Chilly powder 1.5 tbsp.
Coriander powder 1 tbsp.
Turmeric powder 1/2 tbsp.
Garam masala powder 1 tbsp.
Salt to taste.
 1. Soak soya chunks in boiling water for 10 minutes.
 2. Strain water, squeeze and cut soya chunks into pieces.

 3.Soak the beans overnight and pressure cook with 3 cups of water, maybe 2-3 whistles.
     Release the pressure and keep the boiled beans aside.
 4.Heat oil in the Pan and  Once hot, add mustard seeds and let it splatter.  Add 1/2 tbsp cumin seed garam masala and curry leaves.
 5.add chopped Onion,fry it till it become golden brown in colour.
6.Add chopped tomatoes in,add little salt because it helps to cook fast.
7.Reduce the heat and add the  dry powder and sprinkle little water and  fry it on medium till the paste gets mushy and starts leaving oil.
8.Add the soya chunks and the  black eye beans with same boiled water. Mash around 2 tbsp of boiled beans and add it(It gives thickness to gravy)
9.Now add ginger garlic paste and salt.
10.Allow it to cook for 4 to 5 minutes with closed lid.
11.When contents have boiled well, add coriander leaves and serve Hot.
      It goes very well with Rice and Roti.

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