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soya chunks butter masala curry

Soya chunks/granules is protein rich food and is great alternative to the meat. Today's recipe is yummy tasty curry with soya chunks which best goes with any indian flat bread(roti,pulka,naan) or flavoured rice or even plain boiled rice. This recipe needs few basic ingredients present in the pantry.Click on the video below for quick make of the recipe.

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Level: Easy
Total Time: 40-60 min
Serves: 4
1 cup: 250ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon: 5 ml


Soya Cunks: 1 cup
Tomato: 2 medium
Onion: 1 large
Cashews: 12 no
Oil: 1 teaspoon
Butter: 3 tablespoons
Whole spices( cloves,cardamom,cinnamon)
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 teaspoon
Turmeric: 1/4 teaspoon
Kasuri Methi(dry fenugreek leaves): 1 tablespoon
Garam Masala Powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder to taste
Chilli Paste / green chillies split to taste
Salt to taste

Chopped Coriander for garnish


Cook Soya Chunks:
Bring water to boil and place the soya chunks in it.
Close the lid and on low heat cook for 12-15 mins until the soya gets spongy and increased in size.
Drain the water and run the soya chunks under cold water.
Now squeeze the excess water from the soya chunks by pressing them in between the palms and keep it a side.


In a pan, add 1 teaspoon of oil and roughly chopped onion and fry until it is transparent and then add chopped tomatoes and cashews and fry until tomatoes turn mushy.
Cool down the mixture and blend to smooth paste and keep a side.
In a pan add 2 tablespoons of butter and add whole spices(cardamom,cloves and cinnamon).
Add ginger garlic paste,chilli paste/split chillies, Salt, turmeric, Red chilli powder and prepared onion tomato paste. 
Mix well and cook until all water gets evaporated and mixture leaves sides. 
Add water (as desired) and soya chunks and bring to boil and cook for 2 mins. Add garam masala, stir well. 
Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot along with rice/paratha/ flavoured rice/plain boiled rice.

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