1 cup Mini Soya granules
1 medium-size Onion cut in small pieces
2 Tomatoes cut in small pieces
1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
2 small Cloves
1 small Cinnamon Stick
1 Bay Leaf
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Ginger (grated)
2 small Garlic Pods
A few coriander leaves
1 tsp Oil
Salt to taste
A few drops of lemon juice
1.Soak the soya granules in warm water for few minutes till they soften. Drain and squeeze out the excess water from the soya granules.
2.In a pan add ½ tsp of oil and shallow fry the soya granules for few minutes. Once done keep thme aside.
3.Take ginger, garlic, onion and tomato pieces in a mixer and grind to a fine paste with the help of some water.
4.Now take a pan, add ½ teaspoons of oil, followed by ½ tsp of mustard seeds. Then add the bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. Fry for few seconds.
5.Then add the tomato and onion paste to it and some salt. Cook for ten minutes. Stir in between.
6.Add the coriander and chili powder. Fry for 30 seconds. Then add the mini soya granules; let the soya get well soaked in the masala.
7.Add some water and let the gravy simmer to get the desired consistency. Finally add the garam masala powder, tomato paste, lemon juice and necessary salt.
8.Let it simmer for another five minutes. Finally add the chopped coriander leaves.