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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Soyballs With Corkscrew Pasta

Ingredients :

Soy Chunks - 10-15 Count
Chili Powder - 1/2 TblSp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Tsp
Finely Chopped Onion - 1
Worcestershire Sauce - 1 TblSp
Ground Red Pepper(cayenne) - 1/8 Tsp
Garlic,finely Chopped - 2 Cloves
Finely Chopped Fresh Parsley - 1/4 Cup
Tomato Paste - 1/4 Cup
Dried Basil leaves - 2 Tsp
Salt - 1 Tsp + 1Tsp
Whole Tomatoes - 2-3
Cooked Corkscrew Pasta - 4 Cups
Reserve The Pasta Drained Water
Method :
1) Keep immersed the Soy chunks in hot water for 5-10 minutes.When the soy chunks absorb water and become fluffy,wash these twice in fresh water and marinate with little chili powder,turmeric and salt.
2) Keep a tawa on stove,spread 2 tbsp of olive oil and fry these soy chunks,till all sides r done well.
3) Mean while,cook the pasta in hot water with a pinch of salt.when done,fish out the pasta from the water and spread on a plate.Reserve the water for masala.
4) In a separate pan,add olive oil and all the other ingredients except pasta.Use the pasta stock as and when required to make the masala.When the masala is done,add the fried soy chunks and cook for 5 mins with the lid on.The masala is ready,you can serve the masala on the pasta and enjoy this dish or put the pasta into the masala and toss for 1 minute.Serve hot and enjoy!!!


Dhivya said...

First time here..nice collection of recipes dear,,,,soy balls sounds different and tasty too

Saswati said...

hi ..my first time her and you have wonderful recipes:)

Asha said...

Hi Viji, how are you? Good to see your post. Looks great, healthy! Not into Soya chunks yet but love Pasta!:)

Vanamala said...

Hi viji

Long time :) Nice to see your recipes.

soya pasta looks healthy recipe

Viji said...

Hi dhivya,welcome to my blog and thanks for the complements.Yah soy balls are very healthy and I have used pasta made up of wheat,so its totally a healthy food.

Viji said...

Hi Saswati,Thanks a lot and wecome to my blog.Hope you try out some dishes you found interesting and will give me the feed back :-)

Viji said...

Heyyy Asha,I'm fine,thank you.Nice to hear from you always.Thanks for the comment.Yah soy with wheat pasta,its delicious and healthy.Do try out sometimes and i bet you'll love it :-)

Viji said...

Hi Vanamala,Thanks for your comment.Yah tasty and healthy.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Hi dear. Pasta is very nice. There is one event on Soya hosted in www.monsoonspice.com going on. i think u can send this to this event if u r intrested.

Viji said...

Thanks for the comment and information about the event kitchen flavours.I dont know whether i'm late for the event,lets see.And thanks once again.