Soya Nuggets Curry (Recipe II)
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Serves: 3
  • Soya Nuggets 100 gms
  • Onions 3 medium sized
  • Tomatoes 2 large ones
  • Green chillies 2 or more as per taste
  • Akha (Khada/Whole) Garam masala (Includes, 1 green cardamom, 1 Black cardamom, A tiny piece of javitri or Mace,1 inch bark of cinnamon , A bay leaf and a tsp of Cumin seeds)
  • Crushed Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Crushed Garlic 5 cloves
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 heaped tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil 2 tsp
  1. Soak nuggets in warm water to which salt is added, for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, take a pan or pressure cooker and add generously 2 tablespoons of oil.Do not panic...we will drain out all the excess oil after frying the chill !
  3. Add Akha Garam masala and let these sizzle in oil for few seconds.
  4. Add chopped onions, and saute on medium to high flame till onion turns nice golden brown color.
  5. Now drain out excess oil, add crushed ginger and garlic (you can use paste too) and saute for few more seconds.
  6. Add grated or chopped tomatoes, green chillies, salt (remember there is already some in soaked nuggets) turmeric powder and fry well.
  7. When tomatoes are about to cook, add drained and squeezed Soya Nuggets to the cooked mixture, add coriander powder and Bhuno for 2 minutes.Sprinkle some water if mixture tends to stick to the bottom.
  8. Add around 2 cups of water and let the nuggets cook for 15 minutes if using pan (close it with lid and simmer after few boils) or for 5 whistles, if using pressure cooker.
  9. You can sprinkle some garam masala powder almost at the end of cooking procedure. Adjust the seasoning and let it simmer for a while.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with either Roti or rice or both.
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at