Soya Bean Masala


Soya beans - 3 cups

Onions(large) - 2 nos(chopped)

Tomato (medium) - 1 no(chopped)

Ginger- A medium sized piece(chopped)

Garlic paste - 1 tsp

Chilli powder- 1 1/2 tbsp

Coriander powder - 2 tbsp

Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp

Cloves (Grambu) - 2 - 3 nos

Cinnamon(Karugapatta)(ground) - 1/4 tsp

Thick coconut milk - 4 tbsp

Salt- As required

Oil- 2 - 3 tbsp

Water - 4 cups

Curry Leaves - A few


In a pressure cooker, add soya beans (washed) add turmeric powder and 4 cups of water and cook well.

After one whistle turn off the flame and keep for 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan or kadai.

Add onions and sauté.

When it turns light golden colour, add tomato and ginger. Fry for 3 minutes.

Add garlic, cloves, cinnamon (ground). Mix well and fry for 2 minutes.

Add chilli and coriander powder and mix well.

Add a little water and mix well.

Into this add cooked and drained soya beans and mix well.

Add 1/4 cup of water.

Water left over cooking soya beans can be used at this stage.

Cover and cook for another 3 minutes.

Add curry leaves

Stir well intermittently.

Add coconut milk after the Soya Bean Masala gravy becomes thick.

Serve Soya Bean Masala hot with chappathi, roti, naan or rice.  

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Light Music Competition

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Kerala in Mumbai is conducting a Malayalam Light Music Competition (Malayalam film songs also permitted) in association with Raagalaya Academy of Music & Arts on 29th January 2017 at Marol Education Academy, Bhavani Nagar, Marol, Mumbai- 400059 from 9 am onwards.

The competition will be held in six different age groups

Group A 5 - 10
Group B 11 - 15
Group C 16 - 25
Group D 26 - 40
Group E 41 - 60
Group F 61 & Above

Participants are allowed to sing any Malayalam song of their choice.

The song has to be by heart.

We will provide a keyboard and tabla for support to the participants.

The results will be announced after each session

There will be first and second prize winners from both male and female participants.

Entry fee is Rs.250.

Those who are interested can register their name with Kerala in Mumbai office on 022-29209959, 022-29205641, +919820110509.

You can also download the registration form and return to us along with a cheque of Rs.250/- in favour of ‘Raagalaya Academy of Music & Arts’ to our address

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