Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe | Made from Soya Chunks
A super simple and delicious recipe, Soya Methi Sabzi can be included in your everyday meal plans. This diabetic friendly recipe of Soya Methi Sabzi can be served along with phulkas and a hot bowl of kadhi and salad for a healthy meal.
Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe is a simple sabzi where methi and soya chunks are cooked with the everyday masalas. It is easy to make and thus you can pack it in your lunch box too.
Did you know: Methi is very good for people with diabetes because it contains fiber and other chemicals that are thought to slow digestion and the body’s absorption of carbohydrates and sugar. Whereas Soya is high in protein and tastes delicious.
Take a look at some dry sabzi which you can cook for your everyday meals:
- 1 cup Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) , washed and finely chopped
- 1 cup Soya Chunks , soaked in one cup of hot water
- 1 tablespoon Mustard oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 Onions , thinly sliced
- 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- 1 tablespoon Jaggery
How to make Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe | Made from Soya Chunks
To begin making the Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe , first pressure cook the soya chunks for 2 whistles in the water that it is soaked in.
Allow the pressure to release naturally. Drain off the excess water and keep the soya chunks aside.
Heat oil in a pan on medium heat; add the cinnamon stick and cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.
Next add in the finely chopped ginger, garlic and onions. Sauté for about a minute until the onions turn transparent and soft.
Once the onions, ginger and garlic have cooked through, add the methi leaves and sauté for two to three minutes or until the Methi leaves have completely wilted down.
To this add the salt, turmeric powder, Garam masala powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and amchur powder and jaggery along with the cooked soya chunks.
Give it a good stir until the masala has well coated into the Soya Methi Sabzi. Cover the the pan and simmer for 2 to 4 minutes until the masalas are well absorbed.
Give the Soya Methi Sabzi a taste and adjust salt and seasoning accordingly.
Once done, turn off the heat, transfer the Soya Methi Sabzi to a serving bowl and serve hot.
Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe | Made from Soya Chunks is part of the Indian Curry And Gravy Recipe Contest