Chana Soya Masala

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चना सोया मसाला - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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This protein-rich combination of chana and soya is sure to steal the show, as the texture and flavours will be loved by everybody young and old. Flavoured amply with masala pastes and powders, and kasuri methi for a final highlight, the Chana Soya Masala is a delightful subzi that is very easy to prepare. Just remember to soak the soya nuggets in warm water for at least 10 minutes before using them.

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Chana Soya Masala recipe - How to make Chana Soya Masala

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  1. Soak the soya nuggets in warm water for 10 minutes, drain well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the soya nuggets, kabuli chana, turmeric powder, salt and ¾ cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside and do not drain the water.
  4. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the ginger-garlic paste and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, garam masala and dried fenugreek leaves, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the cooked kabuli chana-soya nugget mixture (along with the water they were cooked in) and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy 155 kcal
Protein 8.3 gm
Carbohydrates 17.9 gm
Fat 5.6 gm
Fibre 8.9 gm
Iron 2.3 mg

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Chana Soya Masala
 on 20 Aug 16 09:21 PM

It was a tasty dish. Thank you for sharing the receipe.
Chana Soya Masala
 on 20 Aug 16 09:18 PM

It was a tasty dish. Thank you for sharing the receipe.
Chana Soya Masala
 on 19 Apr 16 07:31 PM

Tried the recipe , excellent , can we use whole soya beans as an option ? If so how to cook ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pragna, Thanks a lot for sharing your comment. We would not recommend using whole soyabeans as they contain some anti-nutritional factors which are usually removed while processing. Happy Cooking!!
20 Apr 16 02:58 PM
Chana Soya Masala
 on 26 Feb 16 08:29 PM

Eager to try out this recepe.....
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Tarla Dalal    Arun let us know how the recipe worked. Happy cooking.
27 Feb 16 09:45 AM
Chana Soya Masala
 on 16 Feb 13 12:51 PM

Nice blend of chana and soya chunks makes a healthy subzi.