First of all, let’s understand what is soya chaap? Dough prepared with soybean, soya chunks and all-purpose flour and rolled on ice cream sticks are used to make soya chaap curry. It is a very versatile ingredient and can be used to make snacks and gravy recipes. Soya chunks and soybean are great sources of protein. Soya chaap is loved by the vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians. It has a wonderful texture which is a crowd pleaser and is apt for party dishes too.
About the soya chaap curry! Soya chaap cooked in scrumptious onion-tomato based gravy oozing with the flavors of ginger and garlic, hot, spicy and flavorsome, is soya chaap curry. It can be prepared for a nice weekend dinner or a get-together, etc. The soya chaap curry can be served with tawa chapatis or roomali roti. It tastes delish with rice too.
Nutrela recipes are very common at my home. After all, we all know the soya chunks benefits. Therefore, it is a great idea to include it in our diet. There are many snacks as well as gravy recipes using soya chunks. One of the most interesting ways is soya chaap. Now the important question is how to make soya chaap? Well, for the soya chaap curry recipe I have used readymade soya chaap. I shall soon do a post on how to make soya chaap. This recipe is on the lines of mutton chops recipe. For this gravy recipe you need:
Soya Chaap: Soya chunks and soybean are combined to make this versatile ingredient. You can go for the homemade ones or get these from the store.
Onion, tomato, and yogurt: These three ingredients form the base for this gravy recipe.
Flavoring: Soya Chaap Curry has strong flavors. Ginger, garlic and green chilies are used to flavor it. Garam masala and red chili powder are also used.
Serve it steaming hot with thin and big tawa chapatis along with lacha pyaaz for a weekend dinner.
1.This recipe serves 4-5 persons.
2.Heat 4 tbsp of oil. Add 1 tsp of garam masala powder. Cook on low flame for 30 seconds. Next add in 3 coarsely ground onions.
3.Cook well till the onions brown. Next add in the coarsely ground paste of 15-20 garlic cloves and 2-inch piece of ginger. Cook for a 1 minute or so, till the raw smell goes.
4.Add the spices i.e. 3 tsp of coriander powder, 1 and ½ tsp red chili powder, salt to taste and ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Cook for a minute. The aroma right now is so wonderful, you will love it.
5.Next add 2 medium-sized pureed tomatoes. Cook till the oil oozes.
6.Add in ½ cup of yogurt. Whisk continuously and cook for 3-4 minutes.
7.Time for the soya chaap. Add in 400 g of sautéed chaap. Cook for 5 minutes.
8.Add in 1 slit green chili.
9.Add water as per the desired consistency.
10.Let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.
11.Check and adjust the seasoning and consistency.
12.Garnish with a handful of chopped coriander leaves.
13.Serve hot. Bon appétit!
PREP TIME 15 minutes
COOK TIME 35 minutes
TOTAL TIME 50 minutes
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