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Kinema Curry Recipe

Kinema Curry is a popular Nepali Side-Dish
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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Nepali Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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Nepali cuisine is known for its tasty vegetarian dishes and Kinema Curry is one such delicious dish made with fermented soy bean. This protein-rich super food is also a good source of soluble fibers and vitamins. 

Kinema is a whole-soybean fermented food with a sticky texture and it is similar to Japanese natto. 

Fry Kinema well for a curry with thick-consistency. Serve hot with steamed rice.


  • 250 g - kinema (fermented soy bean)
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 1 - tomato, sliced
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • 1/4 tbsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • How to Make Kinema Curry:

    1. Heat oil and add chopped onions and fry till it becomes tender.
    2. Add tomatoes and turmeric powder and fry for two mins.
    3. Add kinema and fry well. Once it's fried, add salt, sliced green chillies and fry for 3-5 mins.
    4. Add a little water to make a thick curry, and cook for 5-7 mins.
    5. Serve hot with rice.


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