Soya chunks masala curry

Soya chunks are very nutritious and healthy and easy to prepare. It is an excellent side dish for rotis and bread.


  • Soya chunks - 3 cups
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tablespoons
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Green chillies - 3 nos
  • Garlic cloves - 10 nos
  • Onions - 2 nos


Step 1

Boil 8 to 10 cups of water in a large vessel.

Step 2

Once the water reaches the boiling point, switch off the flame.

Step 3

Add soya chunks in the boiling water and close the lid.

Step 4

After 15 minutes, strain the soya chunks with a strainer.

Step 5

Squeeze the soya chunks of excess water and keep it aside.

Step 6

Grind grated coconut, green chillies, garlic cloves and onions with little water to make a smooth paste.

Step 7

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. Saute for half a minute.

Step 8

Add ground masala, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and little water and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add soya chunks and cook till the gravy becomes thick.

Step 10

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Step 11

Serve hot with rotis or bread

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