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Soya Chunks Curry.
- 2 cups Soya chunks or Nutrela ( 15 min in hot water covered )
- 4 tbsp mustard oil
- salt to taste Coriander leaves
- 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1/2 cumin seeds
- 1/2 coriander powder
- 1/2 Garam masala
- 1/2 cup onion, ginger, garlic, tomato, green chilli paste.( approx 1/2 onion, 1 small tomato, 4 green chillies 4 garlic pods , and 1/2 inch ginger root made into paste in a blender ).
- 1.5 cup water
Soak the soya chunks or Nutrela nuggets in enough hot water for 15 minutes covered. Than , strain the soya beans with the help of a strainer, cool them down by placing the strainer under running tap water.Than squeeze out the excess water completely from the soaked soya nuggets . Set the, aside.
Add about onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, green chillies in a blender jar and make smooth paste.
Set the instant pot on saute and keep it on high. add oil and allow the oil to to become moderately hot.
Gently realse the masala paste and stir briskly. Saute until raw smell begins to fade.
Next, add the tomato paste and fry well until oil leaves the sides of the pot.
Now, add the soaked and squeezed soya chunks into the inner pot and give everything a good mix. Make sure that the Nutrela nuggets are well coated with the Bhuna masala.Fry everything for about 2- 3 minutes.
Pour about 1.5 cups water, deglaze the pot very well so that there are absolutely no bits and crumbs stuck at the bottom of the pan.
Close the lid of the Instant pot , seal the value and than Cancel the saute mode.Press the pressure cook button and pressure cook on high for just 2 minutes.
After 2 minutes when the instant pot begins to been wait for natural pressure resales (NPR) for 5 minutes and than rest of the pressure manually. open the lid.
Garnish the soya chunks curry with chopped cilantro or coriander leaves.
Serve hot,and enjoy !