Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Soybeans Coconut Curry

Soybeans coconut curry is a mildly spiced and flavored recipe that goes well with Poori and Chapati. It is creamy and delicious with rich coconut flavor in it. Soybeans are rich in Vitamins, Proteins, Low in fat and very good for skin, hair and muscles. It has been found to help repair damages in skin and muscles. Try this recipe once in a while to get essential amino acids and nutrients. The same curry can be prepared with peas also. 


INGREDIENTS
(Serves 2 as side-dish)
  1. Soybeans/Soya beans - 1 cup 
  2. Coconut paste - 1/2 cup (or) Coconut milk - 1 cup 
  3. Rice flour - 3 spoons 
  4. Lemon juice - 2 spoons 
  5. Coriander leaves - Few
  6. Curry leaves - Few
  7. Ginger-Garlic paste - 1/2 spoon 
  8. Green chillies - 2 
  9. Garlic pods - 1 
  10. Ginger - 1 inch long piece 
  11. Cumin seeds - 1 spoon 
  12. Fennel seeds - 1/2 spoon 
  13. Peppercorns - 1/2 spoon 
  14. Mustard - 1/2 spoon 
  15. Sugar - 1/2 spoon 
  16. Salt - As per taste 
  17. Oil - 2 spoons 

PREPARATION METHOD

  • Soak soybeans over night and drain excess water from it, set aside.

  • Remove skin and crush garlic and ginger, set aside.
  • In a pressure cooker add the following ingredients and pressure cook for 12 minutes;
        • Soybeans + 3 cups of water + Cumin seeds + Fennel seeds + Crushed garlic + Crushed ginger + Salt
  • Mean while in a wok/pan, add oil and after the oil heats up add mustard seeds, and let it splutter.
  • Then add curry leaves, peppercorns, and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add ginger-garlic paste, slit green chillies and saute well.
  • Then add the pressure cooked beans along with the water and stir well.
  • Let the water content reduce a little.
  • Now add rice flour and stir well, check for salt and add if necessary.
  • Add the coconut paste/coconut milk, set on low flame and stir occasionally.
  • Add sugar and cook until the curry thickens. 
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice and remove from flame.
  • Serve.
TIP 1:  You can also add potatoes if you wish or make the same curry with peas.

TIP 2: Add Cumin powder and garam masala if you want more aroma and flavor. 


Delicious and simple soybeans coconut curry is now ready!! Enjoy with Poori or Chapati!! 
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52 comments:

  1. finger-licking recipe...

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  2. Something different and nice..

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    1. Thank you :) Yeah Shobha, its different from our peas curry, but yummy..My hubby loves soybeans a lot so tried this one :)

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  3. wonderful recipe........nice.

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  4. This sounds great.. Will try next time....

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    1. Thank you :) Am sure you will like it!!

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  5. Looks creamy and delicious.

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  6. Diff recipe.. i just love the colour..

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  7. mouth watering curry here. nice photos

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  8. curry looking delicious :)

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  9. Thanks for dropping by at my space and your comments...you have a wonderful space.Happy to follow you dear..
    The curry looks so tempting and delicious..

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    1. Welcome to my space Nalini :) Thank you so much :) Do drop in again...

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  10. very nutritious n delicious curry...lovely preparation!
    Spicy Treats

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  11. Thats a healthy curry..love the pics

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    1. Thank you so much dear, its absolutely healthy try sometime :)

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  12. Yummy curry with soy beans...luvly click :)

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  13. Protein rich! A new recipe.

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  14. finger licking and healthy recipe.. happy to follow u:) pls visit mine and do join in my space :)
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    1. Thank you so much :) Welcome to my space Rekha :) Sure I'll be glad to visit and follow you... Do come back again!!

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  15. wow very nice an dinnovative use of soy beans in a curry form!

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  16. Great recipe, thangai!
    I never knew soy beans look like regular beans, silly me.
    The coconut must give such a special flavor to this dish!

    Kisses

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    1. Hi dear akka :) This recipe is my husband's favorite he just eats it without any accompaniment and soybeans are his favorite.. Yes the coconut gives it an unique flavor and aroma...

      Kisses :)

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  17. creamy and yummy curry..lov d presentation!

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  18. hi divya, this looks great . would love to try also. have a nice day

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    1. Thank you so much :) Try it am sure you will like it :) Have a lovely day...

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  19. Healthy and delicious!!! Presentation is very nice!!!

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  20. So lovely!
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  21. Very yummy and healthy curry..

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  22. Protein rich curry, simply inviting and yummy.

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  23. Protein packed curry, looks so yummy n creamy.

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  24. Nice curry..protien rich and looks creamy,delicious! :P

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