Masala Soya Chaap
As we all know soya chaap is very nutritious and rich in protein and calcium. For vegetarians, it is a great substitute for meat. Soya chaps are easily available in the market. This dish is great combination of health and taste, which will surely tickle your taste buds. Soya chaap can be cooked in many ways, some like it with smoked flavor and some in curry form. This dish is best enjoyed with tandoori rotis and Naan.
Cooking time:30 minutes
– 500 Gms Soya chaap
– 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil
– 1 big onion (grated or pureed)
– 1 big tomato( grated or pureed)
– 1 teaspoon Ginger & Garlic paste
– 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
– 1 teaspoon cumin powder
– ½ teaspoon coriander powder
– ½ teaspoon coriander seeds
– 1 inch stick cinnamon stick
– ¼ pepper powder
– 1 teaspoon garam masala
– Cloves 2-3
– 1 teaspoon amchur powder
– ½ red chili powder
– ½ turmeric powder
– Salt to taste
- Boil water in a big vessel, add chaaps in it and boil for 5 mins. Drain and let it cool.
- Heat oil in a kadhai on high flame. While the oil gets hot, remove sticks from the chaap. Squeeze water from chaaps and cut them into equal pieces.
- Fry them and drain all the oil and keep them on the absorbent paper.
- Now for gravy, heat oil in a thick bottomed pan or kadhai. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves. Sauté for 1 min
- Add onions and ginger-garlic paste, mix it well stirring continuously and allow onions to become little brownish. Add tomato puree and cook for 1-2 mins.
- Now add the remaining spices with salt to taste and chilli powder. Mix it well by stirring continuously till the oil gets separated
- Add 3 cups of water in it and lower the flame,cook for 1-2 mins.
- Add the fried chaps. Mix them well with masala. Cover the kadhai and cook for 3-4 mins.
- Uncover it and cook till all the water evaporates.
- Your Masala Soya Chaap is ready to serve. Garnish with chopped coriander.