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Soya bean Chili


Soya bean Chili is a very tasty and healthy snack. Though not a traditional Indian dish, it is a very popular snack these days. As we all know Soya bean is a very good source of protein. It is also very easy to cook. It can be had as a morning or evening snack.


Soya bean nuggets 100gm, onion 2 pcs chopped, capsicum 2 pcs chopped, green chili 2-3 pcs chopped, ginger paste 1 tea spoon, garlic paste 1 tea spoon, Maida or Arrowroot powder 1 table spoon, soya sauce 1 tea spoon, chili sauce 1 table spoon, tomato sauce 1 table spoon, 1 tea spoon vinegar, oil and salt to taste.


Put the nuggets in boiling water for about 2 minutes, remove and wash with cold water. Mix the Maida or arrowroot powder with nuggets, add and mix garlic and ginger paste, soya sauce 3-4 drops and salt to taste. Now fry the nuggets in oil till they are brown and remove from oil and keep aside. Take a table spoon of Maida or Arrowroot powder in a bowl and make a light solution with water, add half tea spoon soya sauce, 1 table spoon chili sauce and 1 table spoon tomato sauce, 1 tea spoon vinegar and mix them well. Thereafter put 2 spoons oil in a pan and heat, add chopped onion, green chili, capsicum, paste of garlic and ginger and sauté. Add the solution prepared earlier to the pan, mix well, add some water if it is getting dry, add the nuggets and mix well for 2-3 minutes. Add water if you need a gravy.

The delicious snack Soya bean Chili is now ready to serve. If you wish you may garnish it with green coriander leaves.