Friday, April 06, 2007

Soya Balls W Peanuty Palak



I always liked soya.... Ne not because of its nutritious value etc etc ..

It looks like meat .... :-) ... My dad hated it for the same reason :-( ...

So Mom used to make it rarely ...

Suddenly thought about soya and did this ..

Ingredients:

Soya Balls - a handful ( Microwave in water for 4 minutes )

Peanut Oil - 2 tsp +2 tsp

Palak - a handful ( sauteed in 2 tsp peanut oil till light brown )

elaichi - 1

Onion - 1 1/2 big sliced thinly

GingerGarlic paste - 1/2 tsp

Tomato sauce - 7 tsp

Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

Aamchoor - 1/4 tsp

Cashew - 6 soaked in warm water do this b4 u start cooking

Paprika - 1 1/2 tsp

Coriander pwdr - 1 tsp

Method:

1) Fry palak in 2 tsp peanut oil till light brown. Set Asie.

2) Heat oil in a pan , add elaichi , saute onions , add ginger garlic patse .

3) Add tomato sauce , all powders , salt garam masala , aamchoor.

4) Simmer for 15 minutes.

5) Let cool and grind with soaked cashews to a smooth paste.

5) Heat peanut oil in a pan , add the paste. Saute for few minutes.

6) Add 2 cups water , soya , palak.

7) Cook covered for 10 minutes.

2 comments:

Asha said...

Palak sauce looks fabulous.I have never tasted soya chunks except Tofu!Got to try it sometime.Thanks Ayesha,have a great weekend.

Ayesha Seerin said...

Thanks Asha... Try soya sometime .. It tastes really good , it looks like meat , feels like biting meat .. what more can you ask of a vege dish :-)