Monday, May 28, 2012

Soya Chunks Masala Curry With Fried Coconut/Varutharacha Soya Chunks Masala Curry

Soya chunk- 1 cup
Onion cut into medium cubes-1/2 cup
Tomato,chopped-1 medium
Potato,cut into medium cubes-1medium
Grated coconut-1/2 cup
Garlic pods-2-3 nos;
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tbsp
Red chilli powder-1/4 tsp
Whole Black pepper-5-7 nos; or use pepper powder ½ tsp
Chicken masala powder-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-1 strand
Coriander leaves for garnishing

·         Soak soya chunks into the hot water for 30 minutes.
·         Discard the water and squeeze the excess water off the soya chunk and keep it aside (I cut the soya chunks into two halves)
·          Pressure cook soya chunks with salt ,  little water and keep it aside.
·         Meanwhile roast the coconut, 2 tbsp onion, whole black pepper, garlic until coconut become brown in color.
·         Finally add coriander powder, red chilli powder, chicken masala powder and roast for 1-2 minutes.
·         Grind the above roasted coconut mixture with water and make a smooth paste.
·         Heat oil in a pan and add onion and sauté till onion become transparent.
·         Add the tomato, sauté for 2-3 minutes, and then add the potato cubes.
·         Add the ground coconut paste into mixture and sauté for 2-4 minutes.
·         Finally add the cooked soya chunks and close the lid, cook it for 5-10 minutes.
·         Garnish with coriander, curry leaves.

Have with pulavu,chappati...


  1. Very interesting curry.. Looks delicious!

  2. curry looks delicious. nice one dear

  3. very nice!!!!i love the coconut milk in savoury makes everything so very tasty...nice prep.

  4. Definitely a super flavourful curry..Excellent side dish for pulaos.

  5. Nice curry and lovely colour of the gravy.

  6. The masala is so thick and nice.

  7. This is a wonderful curry. I am craving for something like this right now! I like the idea of adding soya chunks to it. Makes it more of an alternative and different dish.
    Take care X

  8. super nutritious curry........

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  10. Looks nice and spice :)

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  11. Wow sounds interesting n yummy...

  12. Sounds interesting, except I will not use chicken masala

    1. instaed of chicken masala u can use whole garam masala spices(or garam masala powder)

  13. Yummy! I love coconut in cooking...I love soy too...nice combo..Thanks for a wonderful recipe! *drooling over my keyboard* :D

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  14. Hey, this is a perfect vegetarian version of varutharacha kozhi kari... in my list of things to make. i also posted a recipe for vegetarian nadan kozhi kari a couple of days ago :-)

  15. That looks very healthy and flavorful. New to your space..visit mine sometime at

  16. Curry looks so delicious n yummy.

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  17. Lovely curry...looks so tempting. Would love to have it with some steamed rice :)

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    Soya chunks masala curry looks awesome!!! Keep on:)

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