Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Soya Chunks Kurma

Heard from many of them that soya is rich in proteins and here is my first try.

Soya Chunks Kurma
Ingredients:
Soya chunks - 20-25 balls
Ginger garlic paste - 2tsp
Onion - 2 (finely chopped)
Oil - as required
Salt - to taste
Chili powder - 2 tsp / add as per taste
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp

Grind and make a paste of:
Tomato - 3 (finely chopped)
Coconut - 1 cup
Coriander seeds- 1tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Cardamom - 2
Cloves - 1

Method:
1.Soak Soya chunks in hot water for 30 minutes, then wash it in cold water 3-4 times each time draining the water from the soya to get rid of the smell. Heat oil in a pan. Saute the soya for 3mins and keep it aside.
2.Add onion, ginger garlic paste and saute till golden brown and add the sauted soya.
3.Add the grinded paste, add a cup of water if its too thick. Add chilli powder, salt and garam masala.
4.Cook till oil seperates and switch it off. Serve hot with rotis!

I have read that soya doesnt digest faster. So if u r planning to make it for dinner, make sure u hve a long gap after dinner before going to bed.
Written by: SHARMILEE J

23 comments:

  1. YUM!! Love the Kurma masala, gravy looks so good! :)

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  2. Wow looks very tasty and yummy... Gotta a bag of soy chunks should make them soon...

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  3. Love this kurma..My MIL makes it a lot..It has been a while since I have made kurma...Looks tempting.

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  4. Delicious soya chunk korma..it makes a perfect side for rotis!

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  5. I have a cousin who loves soy chunks. I'm sure she'll enjoy this recipe. Will send her the link:)

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  6. kurma looks great. i love soy chunks in anything.

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  7. Wow..looks soo good Sharmile.:)...I used to make this while I was in Pune..Here my hubby dont like it..missing chunks..:(

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  8. Kurma looks gorgeous Sharmilee!! Nice recipe! :) Uh, I wanna try it too!

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  9. love the kurma masala paste..will try n use it for my regular veggie kurma. using soy chunks is such a brilliant idea with this gravy as soy chunks need something really spicy to go with it, else they taste bland.

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  10. This looks absolutely delicious. love the gravy.

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  11. Me heart soya chunks, soya granules, soymilk, tofu :D bookmarked!

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  12. Love the kurma...looking yummy..

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  13. Looks great..its been long since I have cooked with these chunks..

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  14. The kurma is looking delicious. Reading through your post during lunch time has made me hungry!!

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  15. How did I miss this? Always looking for more recipes on soy chunks :) Thanks for adding the logo too, you are a darling!! :D

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  16. I adore soy chunks.. and this kurma sounds delicious.

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  17. kurma looks yummy! I have it in my space too!

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  18. Hey sharmeelee....
    Im a first timer here....you have a bunch of beautiful recipe here....and love the lookm of your blog!....M following you dear, so that i can keep a track:)

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  19. Tried 2day...turned out well thank u so much

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  20. I'm always looking out for soya recipes. All experiments so far have been a disaster. This one turned out really great. Thanks so much

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  21. Hi Sharmilee
    I always used your receipes and recommended to many of my friends. It's a beautiful way of sharing the receipes. All the best

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