Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Vegetarian Chili



 For this weeks Blog Hop Wednesday by Radhika I was paired with Sumedha and this vegetarian chili is what I choose to try from her space.This spicy stew was tasty as anticipated and it was a  filling lunch and to top that it was perfect for this cold climate.
Ingredients:
Soy granules Morningstar meal starters/ Ground Sausage Style Veggie protein from Trader Joe – 1     pkg. ( 14 oz/ 2 cups - .)
Onion – 1 medium size/ 1 cup chopped
Tomato – 1 medium size/ half cup chopped
Green bell pepper-1chopped
Garlic - 6 Cloves -  Finely chopped
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp.
Chili powder – 1½ tsp.
Taco seasoning  powder – 2 tsp. (½ oz)
Tomato paste – 1 Can
Kidney beans – 1 Can
Garbanzo beans – 1 Can
Oil – 2 tsp.
Water – As required/ about 4 to 5 cups.
Method :
In a large pan, add some oil and fry onion till translucent. Add garlic, soy and fry them on medium heat until soy  is cooked (about 5  to 9 minutes).Add salt just enough for this mixture.Now add turmeric, chilli powder, taco seasoning and saute for a minute. Add tomatoes ,bell peppers and tomato paste and continue to saute for another 3 minutes.Add a cup of water to this and mix  thoroughly.Now add kidney beans and garbanzo beans with their liquid and mix thoroughly. Adjust the water as required. [ Water should be little more water than soup consistency.]Simmer on low heat for 25 minutes. Then, open the lid and continue to boil for another 5 minutes.
 Serve  hot with cornbread.
Sending this over to Blog Hop Wednesdays

18 comments:

  1. Hubs has been asking me to make this for sometime now, your reminder is timely maybe I will get to it now :)
    USMasala

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  2. Vegetarian chilli looks wonderful and delicious.

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  3. new 2 me..never tried before...
    thanks for sharing..

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  4. Nice one.

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  5. Spicy & absolutely mouthwatering..!! I alwways wanted to try out a vegetarian chilli recipe..Bookmarking this dear ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  6. We love this at our home. Thanks for trying out the chili. :o)

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  7. Oh yes, this's so totally winter food. Comfort food to beat the winter blues.

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  8. Prefect food for this chilled weather,looks awesome and definitely comforting.

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  9. spicy and yummy veg chilli, apt for this weather..

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  10. so tasty n fullfilling curry...awesome..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  11. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

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  12. Woww.. mouth watering here .. very healthy and delicious recipe.. looks yummy !!

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