Saturday, 6 July 2013

Soya Chunks Curry Chettinad style
Soya chunks / meal maker - 15 nos Onion chopped - 1 no
Tomato chopped - 1 no
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder / Kuzhambu thool - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Bay leaf - 1 no
Sombu / fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water - 1 and 1/2 cups

Masala paste ingredients
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Green chillies - 4 nos
Ginger - 2" piece
Cashew nuts - 6 nos
Roasted channa dal - 1 tbsp Roasted Kuskus - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Sombu / fennel seeds - 1 tsp Cinnamon stick - 1" piece
( grind above ingredients to smooth paste adding few tbsp water)

Chettinad meal maker kurma recipe
Soak soya chunks in salted boiling water for 2 mins, drain and squeeze excess water from soya chunks. Heat oil in sauce pan, add bay leaf and fennel seeds fry for a few secs. Add chopped onion, tomato and curry leaves, sauté for few more mins.
Add the ground masala paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and fry on low heat until oil separates on the sides of the pan. Add water, soy chunks and required salt to the pan, mix well. Bring gravy to boil and simmer on low heat for 5 min until kurma slightly thickens.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with
Meal maker curry


Sudha said...

Was worth trying it tasted great.