Soya chunks/meal maker – 1 cup
Onion – 1 cup finely chopped
Potato – 1 medium size (boiled)
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
Tomato – 1 cup finely chopped
curd – 1 tbsp
Salt as needed
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 2-3 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves – finely chopped
How to make Aloo soya curry
. Bring water to boil with a little salt. When it starts boiling, add the soya chunks and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
. Turn off the heat and keep it covered for 15-20 minutes. Then drain the water and rinse it well twice to get rid of the soya smell. Squeeze out the excess water, cut it into 2 pieces and keep it aside.
. Heat oil in a kadai , add cumin seeds and when cumin seeds sizzle, add finely chopped onions and saute until it turns golden brown. Add salt to the onions to quicken the process.
. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes until the raw flavor of the paste goes.
. Add chopped tomato and add Turmeric powder,Chilli Powder,Cumin Powder,Coriander powder, Garam masala powder and salt needed.
. Cook until the tomato mixture oozes out oil .
. Add curd to the tomato mixture and cook for a further 3-4 minutes on low heat stirring from time to time.
. Add the boiled potatoes and the chopped soya and mix well.
. Cook on low heat , so that the soya chunks will absorb the masala well.
. Then add a cup of water, mix well and test for salt.
. Close with the lid for 5 or 10 mins on medium heat.
. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or rotis .