May 282014
Serves: 2 Cooking time: 15 mins



Soy chunks – 1 cup
Onion – ½ cup (chopped)
Tomato – ½ cup (chopped)
Capsicum – ½ cup (chopped)
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cinnamon – ½ inch piece
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Green cardamom – 2-3
Pepper corns – 4-5
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Kurma masala powder – 2 tbsp
Red chilli powder – ½ tbsp
Water – ½ cup
Oil – 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves – to garnish
Salt – to taste


  1. Heat a pan with oil and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, mustard seeds, cardamom and peppercorns. Fry till they splutter.
  2. Add the onions and fry till the onion turns brown.
  3. Add the tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy.
  4. Then add the turmeric powder, kurma masala powder and red chilli powder. Cook till the oil separates.
  5. Then add the capsicum, soya chunks, water and salt. Simmer till the soy chunks become edible and all the spices incorporate well.
  6. Switch off heat and garnish with coriander leaves.

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