SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY

Isn't preparing different side dish for roti or phulka everyday a big head ache job ?? For me it is.. That too if  there is no proper veggie in stock . I'm sure many of you can relate to my scenario. So today i have for you all a quickie and yummy curry that's simple ,uncomplicated and so so healthy .Yes very healthy because the hero of this gravy is Soya Chunks . If you are a vegetarian and vegan and looking out for some delicious ways to incorporate protein in your diet here's " Soya Chunks Kurma / Soya Nuggets Gravy " , just for you !!

MEAL MAKER KURMA

Soya nuggets ( also know as meal maker / soya chunks)  has  protein content equal to that of meat. They are odourless ,tasteless spongy and easy to cook.They also easily absorb any flavors that you cook them with.Considering the health benefits it offers, I make it a point to include it in our diet often. What are you waiting for? Go ahead, try it out ..

Isn't preparing different side dish for roti or phulka everyday a big head ache job ?? For me it is.. That too if there is no proper veggie in stock . I'm sure many of you can relate to my scenario. So today i have for you all a quickie and yummy curry that's simple ,uncomplicated and so so healthy ...

SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisineindian
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving

Ingredients

Soya Chunks
1/2 cup
Milk
1 tbsp
Onion big ; finely chopped
1
Jeera
1 tsp
Bay leaf / tejpatta
1
Chilli powder
1 tsp
Coriander powder
1 tsp
Kasoori methi
1 tsp
Garam masala powder
1/2 tsp
Water to boil
as required
Salt
to taste
Oil
1 tbsp
To grind:
Onion - medium sized
1
Tomatoes - medium sized
2
Ginger - piece
1/4 inch
Garlic - flakes
3-4
Fried grams / chutney dalia
2 tbsps
Fennel seeds / saunf
1 tsp

Steps

  1. Boil water with milk.Add soya chunks and cook them for 3-5mins. Switch off and let it rest for 15mins. Later drain water and wash it in running water for 1-2 times to get rid of the raw soya smell.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  2. Drain out extra water .
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  3. In a pan /kadai heat oil - add onion, tomato , ginger and garlic.Saute till raw smell goes.Let it cool down .
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  4. In a mixer , grind fried chutney dal ,fennel along with sauted onion tomato. Keep aside.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  5. Again heat oil .Add cumin seeds and bay leaf. Let cumin seeds splutter.Add onion and saute till slightly browned.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  6. Next add the tomato paste and saute well for about 4-5 mins or till raw smell goes and color changes.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  7. Then add haldi,chilli powder,red chilli powder,dhania powder,kasoori methi and salt.Saute for 1-2 mins.
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  8. Add drained soya chunks to it.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  9. Add some water to get the desired consistency.Pressure cook for 1 whistle in medium high flame.
    SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY / MEAL MAKER KURMA / SOYA CHUNKS CURRY
  10. Once pressure releases, open add garam masala and coriander leaves.Boil for 1-2 mins .
    make soya chunks curry
  11. Serve hot Soya Chunks kurma with chapathi/ phulka / naan /poori/ any other roti.
    MEAL MAKER KURMA
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Love ~Smitha

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