Vegan Chikn Choila – Assamese Dish

You also won’t believe this is not chicken! Seitan, or “wheat meat” is very close to real meat in texture, and believe it or not, has MORE protein per gram! Because it is #plantbased , it has zero cholesterol, zero saturated fat, and is high in vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium and magnesium. And it is a great vehicle for delicious dishes like this Assamese flavour bomb! Stay tuned for more #plantbasedprotein dishes?

Vegan “Chikn” Choila
—500g seitan (can sub tofu or tempeh)
—250g chopped leeks
—thumb sized ginger peeled and minced
—1 tbsp mustard oil
— 1/2 tbsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
— 1 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
— lemon juice and salt to taste

Add ginger, leeks, salt to the chikn.
Heat mustard oil, add methi seeds
Sprinkle haldi powder and when the methi starts to darken, remove from heat
Pour the hot oil over the chikn mixture and make sure you catch the seeds in a sieve
Sprinkle with lemon juice and enjoy hot or cold! Delish as a sandwich too ?

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