Tuesday, March 22, 2011

palak -soya chunks

My menu according to "Design a menu"  is here
My menu. please check :
*Rice
*sugar stuffed whole wheat  flour chapati
*healthy veggie soup(bottle gourd spinach soup)
*bhindi bhaja
*palak soya chunks
*bottle gourd raita
*healthy arhar dal with jack fruit
*Apple-banana milk shake


Palak - soya chunks instead of palak paneer sounds different but healthy,
delicious and nutritious and easy to make.
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My Ingredients
1/2 kg Palak Leaves . wash in cold water and chop
2 Green Chillies
 2 mashed potatoes
2 medium Tomatoes paste
1 large Onion paste
1/2 chopped Garlic
1" piece Ginger,

1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon clove powder
1 pinch garam masala powder

250 gm soya chunks  (boiled)
2 tbsp Oil
salt to taste
1 cup milk
2 tbsp  Cream
1 tbsp pure ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds

Method
Wash and drain spinach. Boil in minimal water add ginger,garlic and chillies to it, till soft and bright.
Cool, and grind in to a fine paste, keep aside ginger, garlic, chillies.
Heat a tsp of  oil in a nonstick pan, add seeds. When splutter  add onion paste and tomato paste,add turmeric powder and stir occasionally and fry nicely  till the raw smell disappears ,after 2-3 min add mashed potatoes  and stir. add all powders .when done add spinach paste and  Stir, add salt to taste .add milk and cream.
 cover and simmer for 4-5  minutes.Add soya chunks , stir gently. Simmer further for 5 minutes.
Pour into serving dish.
for garnish heat ghee in a pan  add cumin seeds when splutter  remove from heat  ,garnish palak - chunks with ghee .
 Serve hot with  rice or roti.
                                      
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1 comment:

harini-jaya said...

Thanks for the entry ..recipe seems interesting! I usually make palak-tofu :)