Soya Chunks Curry

"This is a no onion, no garlic recipe, simple but absolutely delicious. The coriander powder along with the asafetida really brings out the flavor."
-- @sarchakra
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4

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  • 2 cups soya chunks
  • 2 chopped potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • pinch asafetida
  • 2 tablespoon powder coriander
  • 1 tablespoon powder red chili
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black pepper


  • Step 1

    Boil soya chunks with chopped potatoes and 1 cup of water in the pressure cooker for 1 whistle.

  • Step 2

    In a pan heat oil. Temper bay leaf, cumin seeds, caraway seeds, asafetida, black pepper and red chili powder for a few seconds before adding in chopped tomatoes. Cook on high heat for a couple of minutes till the tomatoes are mushy and cooked.

  • Step 3

    Add in boiled soya chunks and potatoes along with coriander powder. Cook till the sauce reaches desired consistency. Serve with basmati rice, roti or buttered toast.

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