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meal maker curry recipe | soya chunks recipe | soya chunks gravy

easy meal maker curry recipe | soya chunks recipe | soya chunks gravy
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Keyword meal maker curry recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 353kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for boiling soya:

  • water for boiling
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup soya chunks

for marination:

  • ½ cup curd thick
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • ½ tsp salt

for gravy:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • cup tomato puree
  • ½ cup cashew paste
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

how to prepare soya chunks for curry:

  • firstly, in a large vessel take enough water.
  • add 1 tsp salt and get to a boil.
  • now add 1½ cup soya chunks and boil for 8 minutes or until the soya softens.
  • drain off and rinse in cold water.

how to marinate soya chunks:

  • squeeze off the water from soya chunks and transfer to a large bowl.
  • add ½ cup curd, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric.
  • also, add 1 tsp garam masala, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp kasuri methi and ½ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • cover and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

how to prepare meal maker curry:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. add 2 bay leaf, 5 cloves, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon and 1 tsp cumin.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 1 onion and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • keeping the flame on low, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder and ½ tsp coriander powder.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add marinated soya and cook for 2 minutes.
  • further, add 1½ cup tomato puree. to prepare puree, blend 2 ripened tomatoes to smooth paste without adding water.
  • cook until the tomato puree thickens slightly.
  • now add ½ cup cashew paste, ½  tsp salt and mix well. to prepare cashew paste, soak 10 cashews in ½ cup hot water and blend to a smooth paste.
  • cover and continue to cook until the oil separated from the curry.
  • adjust the consistency of gravy adding water as required. also, add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy meal maker curry with roti or paratha.

Nutrition

Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1210mg | Potassium: 668mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 722IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 213mg | Iron: 8mg