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September 10, 2013

SOYA CHUNKS GRAVY FOR RICE N ROTI–SOYA CHUNKS RECIPES


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Hi friends , hope u all celebrated Ganesh chaturthi very well . We too had a great celebration with my in-laws :)  and back to routine..
I got this recipe from a magazine.It was mentioned that this gravy can be had with dosa , appam , roti and rice. Basically i love soya chunks/meal maker a lot. My Mom used to add them in biryani & kurma . But my MIL never uses it as my husband is not fond of it. Though i like it very much , i couldn’t make often in my kitchen. Recently a reader in facebook mailed me to post some soya chunks recipe for rice..As i have not posted any soya recipes before , i really wanted to post one..So i started searching for some recipes & finally i got this recipe from aval vikatan..I have tried this twice so far and i loved it with rice , roti and dosa. Usually i like to mix kuruma kind of gravy with rice. I have already posted cauliflower gravy for rice n tiffin , my mom’s recipe very long back.This is also one such kind..

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INGREDIENTS
  • Meal maker/soya chunks – 1 cup
  • Big onion – 3 nos
  • Tomatoes – 3 nos
  • Green chillies – 3- 4 nos
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dhania powder – 1 tsp
  • Ginger&Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
To grind
  • Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Khus khus/poppy seeds – 1/2 tsp (soak in little hot water)
To saute
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 no
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Biryani leaf - 1 no
Coriander leaves – to garnish

METHOD
  • Wash n soak meal maker in hot water for 20 minutes.It will double in size. Grind coconut and khus khus to a smooth paste and set aside.
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  • In a kadai , heat oil , saute cinnamon and cloves. Then add g&g paste. saute till raw smell leaves.Then add onions and green chillies. saute well. Lastly add tomatoes and saute till mushy..Add turmeric powder , dhania powder , pepper powder and salt.Mix well .
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  • Add 1/2 cup of  water and allow the onions and tomatoes to cook.Lastly add the ground coconut paste.Add some water to bring in gravy consistency.
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  • Boil for sometime.Squeeze the soaked soya chunks well without water and add them to the gravy. Boil for sometime.Adjust the consistency by adding water if necessary.Garnish with coriander leaves..
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Enjoy mixing with rice or as an accompaniment for idli , dosa n roti !

NOTE
  • If u want to make for tiffin varieties, add 1/2 tsp of garam masala powder for more flavour..Otherwise it is completely optional.
  • Always soak  in water n squeeze the meal maker before adding to the gravy for all the taste to incorporate.



29 comments:

  1. Indulging recipe....I too love meal maker a lot and love adding it to veg biryani and mix vegetable korma.....

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  2. Looks delicious..our favourite at at home..

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  3. very inviting curry.. love to have now.. delicious.

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  4. Gravy looks very delicious and tempting.

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  5. one delicious gravy and super healthy too...

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  6. Very delicious gravy. Love the clicks. Very healthy too.

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  7. delicious gravy... reminding my hostel days..

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  8. i am a big fan for soya chunks in birinji or curry loving this inviting dish

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  9. looks gorgeous n tempting curry.....awesome clicks.

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  10. wow looks so inviting dear :) a very healthy and delicious curry !!

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  11. Nice yammy dish ...I am feeling hungry ...

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  12. Wow!!! Seems to be a protein-packed gravy :) Lovely recipe...

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  13. Looks yummmm ... shall try makin it

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  14. Looks yummmm ... shall try makin it

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  15. Looks yummmm ... shall try makin it

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  16. Looks yummm... shall try makin it

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  17. Really easy to make and very tasty. Even gets along well with bread.........!

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  18. So easy to make and very tasty. Even gets along well with bread too

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    1. Thank u so much for trying and the feedback :)

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  19. Smple delicious curry . Thank u for vist my blog and add your comments . Am following u . Glad if u will follow me back.

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