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Soya Chunks Vegetable Kurma Recipe

Soya Chunks Vegetable Kurma Recipe with step by step pictures. This is the most simple kurma you could make with soya chunks and vegetables.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Soya Chunks – 3 cups cooked Click to know how to cook soya chunks
  • Onion- 1 large sliced
  • Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 tblspn
  • Green Chilli - 2
  • Tomatoes – 3 chopped finely
  • Beans – 10 chopped
  • Capsicum – ½ chopped
  • Peas – 1 cup
  • Coconut- 1 cup ground into paste
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Cornflour / CornStarch – 1 tblspn
  • Sugar – 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander Leaves / Cilantro for garnishing
  • Oil- 3 tblspn

Whole Spices:

  • Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai – 1 small stick
  • Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf – 1 tblspn
  • Cardamom / Yelakai – 4
  • Cloves / Krambu – 4

Spice Powders:

  • Turmeric powder / Manjal Podi – 1tsp
  • Garam Masala powder -2 tsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder / Malli Podi – 1 tblspn
  • Pepper Powder – 1tsp
  • Cumin powder / Jeera podi -1 tsp

Instructions
 

  • Heat water in a sauce pan along with some milk. Add in soya chunks and switch off the flame. Cover the pan and let it rest for 15 mins. Drain it and rinse in cold water. Sqeeze off the extra water and set aside till use.  See this recipe for the step by step pictures of how to prepare soya chunks.
  • Mix ½ cup of milk with cornstarch and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add all the whole spices given in the list in the same order and let it sizzle for 30 seconds.
  • Now add in onions and green chillies along with salt, sugar and ginger garlic paste.Fry this for 5 mins till the onion turn golden.
  • Add all the spice powders in the given order and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook for 5 more minutes till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  • Now add in peas, capsicum, beans and mix well. Add in cooked soya chunks and mix that as well.
  • Add in ground coconut paste and mix well. Pour in enough water and bring it to a good boil. Cover and Simmer for 15 mins untill the peas and beans are cooked.
  • Now add in the mixed cornstarch milk into the gravy and mix well. It will get thick and shiny.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or roti.
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