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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Vegetarian Kheema Mattar Fry | Soya Granules Stir fry

As you all know,kheema refers to minced meat..But dear friends,this is a vegetarian kheema matar recipe -very interesting one and for me it was another compliment from my elder one.His favourite is chicken and when I told him it was chicken thoran,he was just excited to grab it.To my surprise,he finished his meal early and told me "I think Mom,You can prepare this every day."


But, he actually doesn't know the ingredients and was tricked by his mom.The actual ingredient is none other than the soya granules.The recipe tasted so good like chicken or meat and a fat free ,cholesterol free recipe.If you like this recipe,do give it a try !!!



Ingredients
soya granules 3/4 cup
cabbage thin sliced 1/2 cup
onion 1 sliced
tomato 2 chopped
green peas 1/2 cup
green chilli 3-4
ginger 1/2'' piece cut shredded
garlic 3 cloves shredded
chilli powder 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
coriander powder 1tsp
garam masala /chicken masala 1tsp
fennel seeds 1tsp
mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
curry leaves
salt
oil 3tsp


Soya granules

Method
  • Boil enough water,add salt.Add the soya granules and cook until soft or cook for 10 minutes.Switch off flame,rinse the granules atleast 3 times under cold water,Squeeze the water completely and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan,splutter fennel seeds(optional) and mustard seeds.
  • Add the onion,curry leaves and saute for 2 minutes.Add the shredded ginger garlic and saut till raw smell disappears.
  • Put the chopped tomatoes,cover and cook till its fully mashed.
  • Add the sliced cabbage and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add the green peas and saute for a minute.
  • Add the cooked granules and saute.
  • Add all the spices and saute till raw smell goes.
  • Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes on medium flame.Add 1/2 cup water and enough salt.
  • Dry all the water content and is ready to serve.

Servings 3 adults



NOTES
* You can add 1/2 cup chicken stock instead of water if you are a non vegetarian to add more flavor.I have not used that,just a suggestion.



24 comments:

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

vegetarian keema fry..Yummy looking so good

Sunanda said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow!! the view of this dish itself makes me drool over..Would love give it a try..

Food Glorious Food! said... Best Blogger Tips

Wonderful looking dish! Making me crazy hungry!

Madhura Manoj said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so tempting & healthy.
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Deepthidigvijay said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy...i wanna try too!!!

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Suja said... Best Blogger Tips

Drool worthy dish..sounds healthy too.

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

well Juile ,
you won't believe i have soya keema ready in my draft :-) Your's is looking so good. I love this vegei keema dish with chapati
Deepa
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saleena said... Best Blogger Tips

Looking very colorful and tempting too.

Sobha Shyam said... Best Blogger Tips

this indeed looks very delicious and flavourful..nice idea of adding lots of veggies with the protein rich granules..very healthy one.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Best Blogger Tips

so healthy and wonderful fry !!

Biny Anoop said... Best Blogger Tips

u tricked ur son beautifully...looks gud too

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie
thanx for stopping by my space n for your lovely comments..this is beautiful space with wonderful recipes..i too have this keema recipe in my archive..yours look so tempting n interesting too...happy to be your 50th follower :)

Now Serving said... Best Blogger Tips

what an interesting dish dear! YUM!

Chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

looks very yummy

Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds fabulous...love to have the whole plate with my rotis now..:)

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Suparna said... Best Blogger Tips

beautiful n tasty preparation!! bookmarked :P

jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

love the veg version of kheema.

Priti said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks yum n nice addition of soya..thanks for dropping by my space :)

aipi said... Best Blogger Tips

Protein packed n delicious!
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Mahi said... Best Blogger Tips

Soya meal is our favourite! This is not fare on your part to cheat your son! ;)

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

From the photo, I can tell that this is very tasty with nice blend of spices...

Prathima Shivraj said... Best Blogger Tips

looks yummy, can be enjoyed with rice/roti.

julie said... Best Blogger Tips

@ Mahi : My son doesn't like soya granules as such..so have to ease out ways,dear.
Thanx all for your encouraging inputs.

Prabhamani said... Best Blogger Tips

First time here., Thank u 4 stopping in my Blog :) Liked the soya chunks keema..Best option 4 vegans !!Glad to follow u :)