Recipe to Prepare Delicious Soya Chaap
The Recipe for making Soya chaap is extremely simple, just make sure that you have the below ingredients and follow the process step by step as guided.
Ingredients for making Soya Chaap
- Green chillies – 3-4
- Sliced soya chunks – 3 cups
- Red chilly powder – 2 tsp
- Sliced onion – 1 large
- Sliced tomato – 1 large
- Ginger paste – 1- 1½ tsp
- Curry leaves – A sprig
- Coriander powder – 1 tsp
- Green chillies – 1 tsp ( 3 inches in length)
- Salt- 1 tsp or depending on your intake
- Garam masala – 1 tsp
- Degi mirch – ½ tsp
- Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
- Black cardamom – 2
- Garlic buds – 4
- Oil – ¼ cup
- Mango powder/ Amchoor – 1 tsp
- Soyabean chap sticks – 6-8
Preparation guide for Soya Chaap
You can prepare Soya chaap by following the below procedure as it is.
Soak the Soyabean Chap Sticks
To make mouth watering Soya chaap, you need to start with the process of soaking soyabean chap sticks for 6 hours before making the dish. Please see to it that if you have purchased soyabean chap sticks from the market then it usually comes pre-soaked. So soak it only if it’s dry.
Mix Punch of Spices and Flavors in Hot Oil
Usually termed as “tadka” in Hindi, it is made using spices and flavors in hot oil. To start making tadka, you need to first heat oil in pan for 1 minute and then add black Cardamom and Cumin Seeds and cook them for another 30 seconds. Once they turn golden brown in color, you must add garlic and ginger; cook the mixture for 30 seconds. Also, add chopped onion and let the color of onion turn golden brown which usually takes 2-3 minutes.
When you notice the color change, add and mix tomato and green chili paste to it. Cook the mixture for about 1 minute and then pour spices. After adding spices, next step is to use red chili powder, mango powder and coriander powder and let it cook until you notice tomatoes being separated from the oil. Cook for more 2 minutes after adding garam masala and salt. Final step in making tadka is to add milk and let it cook for another 2 minutes on low flame.
Use Tadka for Making Soya Chaap
This is the final step in making soya chaap where you need to mark cuts on soyabean chap sticks using a knife and then add the tadka to it. Cook the mixture for 5 minutes on low flame with the pan covered. Turn off the stove after 5 minutes and add coriander leaves on top of it for garnishing. Your delicious soya chaap is ready to be served.
The Last Words
You can add Degi mirch while making tadka to give it a red color. The Dal Makhani and soya chaap makes a great combination. You can store soya chaap in refrigerators for not more than 2-3 days and it should be consumed within this time frame. So, get ready to cook this tasty delight following this recipe.