Soya chunks gravy

Soya Chunks Gravy


Soya chunks gravy is a delicious main course dish made with soya nuggets with a thick gravy of Onion and Tomato. Spiced up with Indian herbs and It is a quick and easy to cook.

Soya chunks have protein vegetarian food with ZERO fat. They contain all the amino acids needed by the body. It is also said that soy protein in soya chunks may reduce the risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women, and may also ease other menopausal symptoms.

Serves: 3-4
Cooking time: 20mins
Preparation time: 20mins


  • Soya chunks-1cup
  • Chopped onion-1num
  • Cumin seeds-1tsp
  • Chilli powder-1tsp
  • Coriander powder-1tsp
  • Corn flour-1tbsp
  • Milk-1/2cup
  • Oil-2tsp
  • Salt-as per taste

For grinding:

  • Chopped onion-1num
  • Tomato- 3num
  • Clove- 4pods
  • Cinnamon- 1inch stick
  • Star aniseed -1
  • Chopped ginger-1tsp
  • Chopped garlic-1tbsp
  • Chopped green chilli-1tbsp(approx. 4 chillies)
  • Coriander- Handful fresh leaves
  • almond-6-7num
  • pumpkin seeds- 1tbsp


  • In a bowl mix corn flour milk and set aside.
  • Boil water in a sauce pan with little salt and add the chunks to it. Cover and cook for a few minutes and let the chunks sit for about 10mins/ when the chunks are blotted and soft,
  • Drain the water and squeeze the water from nuggets once they cool down and set aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan add chopped onion and tomato saute for 4-5mins remove from flame and let it cool a bit.
  • Then in a blender combine sauted tomato, onion and all the masala ingredients listed under   ‘grinding’ and blend it to fine paste and set aside.
  • Heat oil in the pan add cumin seeds, chopped onion and saute until the onion is translucent.
  • Then add the ground paste, chilli powder, coriander powder and cook for 4-5mins.
  • Add soya chunks, salt, corn flour–milk mixture mix well and bring it to boil on a medium low flame.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and transfer to serving bowl.

Serve hot with Naan OR Roti.


  • You can even add cashews instead of almonds and pumpkin seeds.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on June 17, 2014, in Indian, Side dish and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I made a bolognese sauce with soy chunks a while ago & I loved that! So I know that I will love this tasty recipe too! Yummm!

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  2. Good idea Chitra using Soya as a substitute for non-veg. Thanks for the reminder 🙂


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