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Soya bean is a great source of protein. It can be consumed in various ways. This is my method of using soya bean in a sauce. Soya bean and tomato sauce is a very tasty sauce which goes with almost everything. I personally like to use it as a dip for dumplings.

Soya Bean and Tomato Sauce

Ingredients:
  • Half a can of tomato (You may also use 2-3 fresh tomatoes, finely chopped)
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • Small piece of ginger, crushed
  • Handful of soya bean
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli powder to taste
Preparing Soya Bean Powder:
  • Heat sauce pan on medium-high.
  • Put a handful of soya bean and heat it stirring regularly until it gets brown.
Soya Bean and Tomato Sauce
  • Let it cool. Grind it in your grinder to make soya bean powder.
Soya Bean and Tomato Sauce
  • You can also make large amount of soya bean powder and store it in an air-tight container for future use.
Final Preparation :
  • Heat oil in a saucepan in a medium heat.
  • Add garlic and ginger and fry until golden.
  • Add canned tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes are soft. If you are using fresh tomatoes, this process might take a little longer.
  • Turn off the heat. Add soya bean powder, salt and chilli and mix well. If you like the sauce a bit thinner, you can add some water to the mixture.


14 comments:

    Priya Sreeram said...
    loved the addition of soya bean powder in the sauce- good one !
  1. ... on May 21, 2011 at 5:58 PM  
  2. Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets said...
    A combination totally unexpected but I bet it makes the sauce yummier and full of healthy protein.
  3. ... on May 24, 2011 at 2:37 AM  
  4. daphne said...
    I like how you don't put any sugar in this sauce too! beats having any other sauce out there anyday.
  5. ... on May 29, 2011 at 7:38 PM  
  6. Angie's Recipes said...
    The sauce would be great to use for the pizza too.
  7. ... on May 29, 2011 at 10:01 PM  
  8. Elisabeth said...
    I never expected to be combining the two. Make a lot of sense... healthy and delicious too:DDD
  9. ... on May 29, 2011 at 11:58 PM  
  10. Magic of Spice said...
    Delightful! I love how you ground these bean to a powder to create such a smooth textures. This is such a versatile dish :)
    Hope you are having a great weekend!
  11. ... on May 30, 2011 at 3:48 AM  
  12. Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) said...
    Sounds delicious! I've never come a across a recipe for this before. And it's a big plus that soy beans are so healthy.
  13. ... on May 30, 2011 at 5:19 PM  
  14. Jenn said...
    Sounds amazing!
  15. ... on May 31, 2011 at 12:39 AM  
  16. Loveandcalories said...
    you have got a lovely space! great following you!

    Rohini
    loveandcalories.blogspot.com
  17. ... on May 31, 2011 at 2:10 AM  
  18. Now Serving said...
    good use of soy! Thanks for stopping by my blog - look forward to your recipes as well :) cheers, priya
  19. ... on June 2, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
  20. Shaheen said...
    This is a new combination for me and one I am happy to try one day.
  21. ... on June 9, 2011 at 3:50 AM  
  22. Vardhini said...
    Lovely .. never made soy bean powder .. new to me.

    Vardhini
    Event: Dish it Out - Spinach and Garlic
    Event: Healthy Lunchbox Ideas - Broccoli
  23. ... on June 12, 2011 at 3:22 PM  
  24. A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...
    Thats something new to me...looks healthy too..you have got a lovely space! great following you!
  25. ... on June 16, 2011 at 11:40 PM  
  26. truspec said...
    I'm glad I found your blog! I was looking for a simple yet flavorful dish for my fish fillets and this recipe is fantastic. Thank you so much for sharing!! I'll be sure to keep you in my favorites from now on!
    Phil
  27. ... on August 30, 2011 at 6:20 PM  

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