Soy Chunks Masala


1 cup Soy chunks, boil in water for 5 min and strain
1onion, sliced into small pieces
 1 big Tomato, sliced into small pieces
1/2 capsicum, cut length wise
1/4 bunch coriander
1 spoon coriander powder
2 spoons Ginger garlic paste
  Bay leaf 2
Cinnamon 2
Clove 1
Red chilly powder 2 tsp
a pinch of turmeric powder
Salt as per taste
Canola oil 3 tbsp
1 spoon poppy seeds, made into powder

For Garam masala powder:-
Cinnamon 1
Clove 4
Big elachi 2
Shah jeera 1 spoon
Nutmeg - small piece
Make a fine powder of the above.


  1.  In a pan pour oil and when it it hot, add oil, bay leaves, 1 small cinnamon stick, 2 cloves and 3 black pepper and fry for a minute
  2. Add onion, slit green chillies, curry leaves and fry for 2min
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell vanishes
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and mix well and cook till tomatoes become soft
  5. Add soy chunks and capsicum pieces and fry for 2min
  6. To this,  add remaining garam masala powder, turmeric, salt and chilli powder and stir well and cook for another 10min on low flame.
  7. Before you turn off the heat, add poppy seeds powder,chopped coriander leaves to the curry and stir well and cook for 2min.
This goes really well with Plain rice, Bagara rice, Roti and naan!

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