Monday, 7 October 2013

Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna

Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna
Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna

Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna is mild spicy and full of flavors. The soya chunks and potato cubes are cooked with ground masala powder and coconut milk. You can also add carrot and any other vegetable of your choice to this curry. This curry goes well with rice and roti.

Ingredients :
  • 10-12 Soya Chunks (soaked in hot water for 20 mins)
  • 2 medium sized Potato - diced into cubes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 green chili - slit at the end 
  • 4 dry red chilies
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • asofoetida - a pinch
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
To Grind :
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp pottu kadalai (Roasted Gram)
Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna

Method :
  • Soak soya chunks in hot water for 20 mins. Squeeze out the water from chunks and keep it aside.
  • Grind all the above mentioned ingredients to smooth powder and keep it aside. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker.

  • Tamper mustard seeds, cloves, cinnamon and curry leaves. Add chopped onions and green chili. Fry for a min.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and ginger-garlic paste. Mash the pulp and cook for a min.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin powder and asofoetida. Saute a while. Add soya chunks, potato cubes, ground powder and salt to taste. Mix well everything.

  • Add coconut milk and 1-2 cup water. Close the lid and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
  • Remove from the heat and let the pressure settle down. Open the lid and garnish the curry with chopped coriander. Serve with rice, roti or parotta.

Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna

Soya Chunks Kurma / Salna


  1. must try.. I hv bookmarked it.. looks yum

  2. Im nt a fan of soya chunks but this kurma is so mouth watering....i should try this

  3. looks too tempting dear :) love it

  4. not a huge fan of soya chunks, but this dish definitely sounds good!

  5. PT samma soya curry :) love the ground powder touch must be so so good will try this for R sometime he loves soya

  6. One finger licking Soya kurma, love that u added the powder and then the coconut milk... delicious...

  7. Mouth watering kurma looks super yummy and a very healthy one !!

  8. I can have this nutritious soya kurma with some parottas..Delicious.

  9. Very delicious, your clicks make it more tempting..

  10. Looks yum..:-) thanks for sharing this awesome recipe PT

  11. this sounds delicious... bookmarked!!!

  12. mouth watering kurma, looks very delicious.

  13. looks delicious..bookmarked this nutricious Soya dish...

  14. Very delicious..should try sometime

  15. Very tasty, perfect with some rotis..


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