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Soya Mince Curry

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This is a meat substitute product that can be used in making spicy dishes. Dry soya protein absorbs almost 4 times its weight in liquid and has become increasingly popular due to its health benefits.


bar Soya Mince Curry

Picture by Werner Van Peppen

Serves 3-4
 
Ingredients:

250g meat free mince or soya mince
1 medium sized onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp tomato paste or puree
1 red pepper, deeseeded and finely sliced into 2cm strips

   
Method:  

If the soya mince is in its dried form, soak in hot water for 10 minutes and then drain and squeeze the water from it and set aside. Heat a pan and add the olive oil. Tip in the onion, garlic and chillies and fry for 1 minute. Then add the soya and continue frying for 7-9 minutes until the soya turns brown. Add the salt, cumin and paprika and mix well for a further minute. Tip in the tomato paste and continue frying for a minute. Add 2 cups/400ml of water and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Tip in the red pepper and cook for a further minute. Serve hot with wholemeal pitta breads.

 

(c) 2012

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