Soya Bean Curry Recipe
A simple and delicious dal curry made with soya beans and cooked in onion tomato gravy with basic spices. Soya beans are high in proteins and is a good option for vegetarians. Due to its health benefits, I frequently use beans in my daily meals. I used to love dal curries, you don’t need to add lot of ingredients to make them delicious. Just the basic spices can make them taste wonderful. It is very easy recipe and goes very well with rice or roti. Serve it along with a side vegetable like Aloo Gobi ki Sabzi, Potato Capsicum, Aloo Gajar for a perfect weekday lunch or dinner.
Prep Time- 10 minutes
Cook Time- 25-30 minutes
- 1 cup soya beans
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1 tomato finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon onion garlic paste
- 1 green chili
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
- Asafoetida- a pinch
- Salt to taste
- 2 tablespoon oil for cooking
- Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
How to make Soya Bean Curry Recipe with step by step pictures
Step 1: Wash the soya beans thoroughly and soak them in water for 3-4 hours. Transfer the soaked beans into a pressure cooker, pour 1 ½ cup of water and cook for 3 whistles until the bean gets cooked well. Turn off the flame and let the pressure go down by itself. Keep it aside.
Step 2: Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, and asafoetida and let them sauté for a second. Then, add chopped onions, ginger garlic paste, green chilies and stir till they turn golden brown.
Step 3: Add chopped tomatoes and mix well. Then, put turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, salt and garam masala and sauté till all the masalas are cooked well.
Step 4: Add boiled soya beans to the gravy and stir for 2 minutes. Add the remaining beans cooking liquor and bring it a boil. If the beans curry look thick, you can add ½ cup of water and cook on low flame for another 5 minutes.
Step 5: Turn off the flame, transfer the bean curry in a bowl and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves. Serve hot.