Monday, February 2, 2015

Soya chunks Kurma/Meal maker kurma

Soya chunks Kurma

Soya chunks is textured vegetarian  protein .It can be consumed in as a substitute of meat protein.This Soya chunks kurma is made in south indian style and tastes so delicious  equivalent to mutton kurma.


Soya chunks           -2  cup
onion                     -1 finely chopped
tomato                   -1 sliced
ginger garlic paste  -11/2 tsp
coriander powder    -2 tsp
chili powder            -1 tsp
green chili               -2
mint leaves              -2 sprigs
cumin powder         -1 tsp
chili powder            -1/2 tsp
turmeric                   -1/4 tsp
salt                           -to taste

To grind:

shredded coconut -3 tbsp
cashews                -4-6

To temper:

Cinnamon             -1"
cloves                   -3
cardamom            -2
fennel seeds         -1/4 tsp
bay leaf                -2
cardamom            -2

Preparation time:10 min
Cooking Time   : 20 min


  • In a pot boil water and add soya chunks and salt.Cook for 5 minutes.Switch off and let it stand for 10 minutes.Then Drain water off and squeeze any excess water from soya chunks.

  • In a pressure cooker heat oil and temper with ingredients listed in To temper.

  • Then add the ginger garlic paste ,cut green chili and mint leaves.

  • Once the raw flavor goes off add the onions and cook until soft and translucent.

  • Add the sliced tomatoes to it.

  • Put the soya chunks with salt,chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric.

  • Mix well and add adequate water.Cover with lid and pressure cook for 1-2 whistle.

  • Blend ingredients listed To grind into a fine paste adding little water.

  • Once the pressure goes off open the cooker and pour in the blend paste.

  • Cook for another 5 minutes.Garnish with finely chopped cilantro.

  • Serve with Chapathi/Dosa

Serves  4

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