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Monday, April 30, 2012

Soya chunk Gravy

 This Soya chunk korma or soya chunk gravy is very delicious to eat.Soya beans are an excellent source of high protein and fibrous food. After the extraction of soya milk, the soya chunks act as soya meal maker. 50% of the vegetable protein from the soya bean is a good fiber food enabling easy digestion and bowl movement. It is also said that the soy protein in soya chunks may reduce the risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women, and may also ease other menopausal symptoms. Soy protein in general is rich in B vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids, which are thought to benefit many aspects of health.

soya chunks - 1 cup.   
chilli powder - 1 tsp.
garam masala - 1/2 tsp.
oil - to fry.
salt - to taste.

saute and grind

pearl onions - 10.
tomato -1.(chopped)
coriander seeds- 1 tbsp.
pepper corns- 10.
coconut - small piece.
turmeric - a generous pinch
garlic - 4 

Heat the oil add pearl onions,tomato,coriander seeds  pepper corns , and  garlic saute it well, till it turns golden brown. then add piece of coconut as such. grind the paste in a  blender.


Soak the soya balls in boiling water, for 20 - 25 min to make it soft.Then drain it in a colander, then squeeze the balls, and slit it into two.

Note: if it is a smaller balls u can use as such, not necessary to slit.


  • Heat the oil add chopped soya saute for 5 min, then add ground paste.
  • stir well for 2 min, then add needed water according to consistency.
  • Add chilli powder,garam masala ,turmeric powder  and salt. keep it in a medium flame so that the juicy mixture blend well with this soya chunk.cook until it gets a thick gravy consistency.
  • It goes well with chapathis,rotis,dosa,pulov,jeera rice,dosa.
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raji said...

Delicious. Will try this by week end

Ram said...

Tried this last night and my son loved it very much... Thanks for a great recipe...