Hot and Sweet Soya

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“This recipe is the winning recipe in this week's Thursday magazine. It was submitted by Jyoti Nair. This is posted by request for recipes using turmeric powder.”
1hr 52mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the soya chunks in warm salted water for 30 minutes.
  2. Squeeze, wash and drain.
  3. Marinate the soya chunks in the ginger-garlic paste and yogurt marinade for 20 minutes.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp.
  5. of oil in a pot.
  6. Saute the marinated soya chunks until all the liquid dries up.
  7. Keep it aside.
  8. Heat 3 tbsps.
  9. of oil in the same pot.
  10. Add onions and fry until golden brown.
  11. Lower flame, add turmeric, red chilli and garam masala powders.
  12. Fry for 30 seconds.
  13. Add the tomatoes and green chillies.
  14. Cook until it turns mushy with the lid on.
  15. Add the soya chunks and salt.
  16. Mix well and cook covered for 15 minutes on low flame.
  17. Add the apricot jam and cook for 1 minute.
  18. Sprinkle a pinch of garam masala powder.
  19. Garnish with corriander leaves and fried onions.
  20. Serve hot with chappatis (Indian flatbreads) or white bread or puris for a complete meal!

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