Soya Chunks Curry.

Soya Chunks Curry.

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Divyansh gupta
Divyansh gupta

Basically, a thick creamy curry recipe prepared with soya nuggets and other indian spices. soya nuggets are the by-product of extracting soya bean oil. soya chunks are easy and quick to cook and turns to be juicy by absorbing the spiced curry.


  • listcheck2 cups Soya chunks or Nutrela ( 15 min in hot water covered )
  • listcheck4 tbsp mustard oil
  • listchecksalt to taste Coriander leaves
  • listcheck1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • listcheck1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • listcheck1/2 cumin seeds
  • listcheck1/2 coriander powder
  • listcheck1/2 Garam masala
  • listcheck1/2 cup onion, ginger, garlic, tomato, green chilli paste.( approx 1/2 onion, 1 small tomato, 4 green chillies 4 garlic pods , and 1/2 inch ginger root made into paste in a blender ).
  • listcheck1.5 cup water
  • Method

  • Step-1
    Soak the soya chunks or Nutrela nuggets in enough hot water for 15 minutes covered. Than , strain the soya beans with the help of a strainer, cool them down by placing the strainer under running tap water.Than squeeze out the excess water completely from the soaked soya nuggets . Set the, aside.
  • Step-2
    Add about onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, green chillies in a blender jar and make smooth paste.
  • Step-3
    Set the instant pot on saute and keep it on high. add oil and allow the oil to to become moderately hot.
  • Step-4
    Gently realse the masala paste and stir briskly. Saute until raw smell begins to fade.
  • Step-5
    Next, add the tomato paste and fry well until oil leaves the sides of the pot.
  • Step-6
    Now, add the soaked and squeezed soya chunks into the inner pot and give everything a good mix. Make sure that the Nutrela nuggets are well coated with the Bhuna masala.Fry everything for about 2- 3 minutes.
  • Step-7
    Pour about 1.5 cups water, deglaze the pot very well so that there are absolutely no bits and crumbs stuck at the bottom of the pan.
  • Step-8
    Close the lid of the Instant pot , seal the value and than Cancel the saute mode.Press the pressure cook button and pressure cook on high for just 2 minutes.
  • Step-9
    After 2 minutes when the instant pot begins to been wait for natural pressure resales (NPR) for 5 minutes and than rest of the pressure manually. open the lid.
  • Step-10
    Garnish the soya chunks curry with chopped cilantro or coriander leaves.
  • Step-11
    Serve hot,and enjoy !
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