Soya Chunks Curry


Nutrela soya chunks – 1 cup

Water – 4 cups

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Onion – 1 small sliced

Green chillies – 2 slit

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp

Meat masala/ Curry powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Garam masala – 1/4 tsp

Thin coconut milk – 1 cup

Vinegar – 1 tsp

Salt – to taste

Thick coconut milk – 1/2 cup

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Coconut oil – 2 tbsp


Heat water in a vessel and add soya chunks and salt.  Boil them for 5 minutes.  Drain and wash in cold water.  Squeeze them dry.  Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the cooked soya chunks till light brown in color.  Keep aside.  Add 1tbsp more of oil and splutter mustard seeds.  Fry onions, green chillies and curry leaves till onions turn light brown.  Add ginger-garlic paste and fry on a low flame.  Now add the spice powders and sprinkle some water.  Fry till the aroma comes out.  Add thin coconut milk, fried soya chunks, vinegar and salt.  Keep it covered and simmer for 5 minutes.  Finally add the thin coconut milk.  Mix well and switch off the flame before it starts to boil.  Serve tasty, healthy and protein rich ‘Soya Chunks Curry’ with rice, chappathi, poori, dosa, idiyappam or bread.  Enjoy!

Lissie: A daughter, wife, mother, sister, and a mother-in-law. A post graduate, housewife, business woman and a missionary.

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