Soya Chunks – Lebanese Style

soya chunks lebanese style

Serves: Four (4)

♦ Ingredients:

  • Soya Chunks: 150 grams (boiled in hot water for 10 minutes, transfer it to cool water and squeeze the water out and keep it aside)
  • Garlic: At least 5 to 6 pods crushed well.
  • Onion: 3 no’s Julian cut
  • Dry Mint: 2 teaspoons (fine cut of fresh mint can be used)
  • Olive Oil: 5 to 6 tablespoon (you can substitute with vegetable oil)
  • Salt: As per taste
  • Water: As per requirement
  • Coriander leaves: fine chop for garnishing

♦ Marinating process:

  • Ensure the soya chunks are well squeezed and dried, put them in a bowl.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of olive to the chunks alongwith salt  and mix well
  • Add dry mint now alongwith crushed garlic cloves
  • Mix well and keep it for 30 minutes

♦ Taste enhancer (optional):

  • You can add red chilli powder, cumin (jeera) powder, garam masala.

♦ Preparation:

  • Heat the remaining oil in a pot on medium to low flame.
  • Add the mixture to the pan and stir it well (if you want you can add cumin & chilli powder now)
  • Add water to it and cover the pan.
  • Let it cook, in between stir as well as check the level of water.
  • Once cooked i.e. it can be cut into pieces easily, switch off the gas stove
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves and if you want you can add garam masala before serving.

 Serve it with khaboos or chapattis or steam rice.



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