Soya Stir Fry Recipe

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Soya Stir Fry
How to make Soya Stir Fry
  • Recipe By: Sherin Deepu
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Soya Stir Fry Recipe: Re-hydrated soya chunks stir fried with onions, tomatoes and loads of masalas.

Ingredients of Soya Stir Fry

  • 150 g dried soya chunks
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli paste
  • 1 Tbsp meat masala
  • 2 tsp red chilly powder or to taste
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek powder
  • Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup water or veg stock
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves - optional

How to Make Soya Stir Fry

  • 1.Rehydrate the dried soya chunks as above or according to packet instructions. I used boiling water to rehydrate soya chunks for this recipe.
  • 2.Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Now add rest sauteeing after each addition.
  • 3.Keep frying till the onion turns transparent.
  • 4.Now it is time to add the dry powders.
  • 5.You can either mix them together with some water and then add to the hot pan or add them dry and mix well while in pan.
  • 6.Add curry leaves now if u r using them.
  • 7.Add about 1/2 cup of water / stock and cover with a lid and simmer for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally to make sure the soya chunks are coated well and all the juices are absorbed.
  • 8.Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • 9.Serve hot with chapathi or rice.
  • 10.TIPS
  • 11.Measure the quantity you need for the recipe.
  • 12.Choose a dish at least double in capacity.
  • 13.Dried soy meat grows in size when you rehydrate it.
  • 14.Boil water and pour it in the dish over the soy meat to re hydrate it.
  • 15.Stir it with a spoon and leave it for five to 10 minutes.
  • 16.Alternatively, you may use vegetable or meat stock instead of water.
  • 17.You may add a bit of lemon or vinegar.
  • 18.Dried soy meat may last over a year when you store it at room temperature.
  • 19.Once you rehydrate it, however, use it immediately or store it in refrigerator.
  • 20.Don't leave it in refrigerator more than three days.