Soya Chunks Gravy/Meal maker Kara Kuzhambu

Soya Chunks gravy

PREP TIME: 10 Mins



Soya Chunks/Meal Maker– 1 Cup

Onion – 1

Tomato – 1

Mustard – 1/2 tea spoon

Urad dal – 1/2 tea spoon

Fennel seeds – ¼ tea spoon

Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Tamarind extract – ½ cup

Salt – per taste

Sambar powder – 3 teaspoons

Coriander powder – 1.5 teaspoon


STEP 1: Coarsely chop the onion and tomato. Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onion and tomato and cook till it turns mushy.

STEP 2: Add the cooked onion and tomato to a blender. Once the mixture cools down blend to a fine paste.

STEP 3: Wash and soak the soya chunks in hot water for 10 minutes. The soya chunks will absorb the water and double up in size.

STEP 4: Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice.

STEP 5: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters. Add urad dal, fennel seeds and curry leaves.

STEP 6: Now add the onion – tomato paste.

STEP 7: Drain the water from the soya chunks and squeeze the extra water. Add this to the onion tomato gravy and mix well.

STEP 8: Add salt, sambar powder, coriander powder and the tamarind juice to the cooking gravy.

STEP 9: Cover and cook for 15 minutes until the soya chunks absorb all the masala flavours.

TIP: This is a spicy gravy/Kuzhambu that tastes good with Idli, dosa or rice.

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