Wednesday 15 July 2015

Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry – Soya Chunks Stir Fry

Today I am going to share and very healthy, protein packed side dish that can be prepared for lunch for any rice varieties or for any kind of rotis. This is one kind of side dish that can be made in less than 15 minutes and packed for lunch. I have already posted Soy chunks 65, Soy chunks biryani and Soy chunksvegetable curry, do check them out as well. For now try out this quick Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry and post your comments.

Here’s how to make Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry with step by step photos…


Soya Chunks
1 cup
1 large finely chopped
Ginger & Garlic
2 tsp finely chopped
2 finely chopped
Green Chillies
1-2 slit lengthwise
Red Chilli Powder
¾ tsp
Coriander Powder
1 ½ tsp
Turmeric Powder
¼ tsp
Garam Masala Powder
¼ tsp
As needed
Coriander Leaves/Cilantro
2 tbsp finely chopped

To Temper

2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
½ tsp
Cumin Seeds/Jeeragam
½ tsp
One big pinch
Curry leaves
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Serves: 2-3


In a pan boil water.  Once the water boils turn off the stove.  Add the soya chunks to it and keep it covered for 20 minutes. 

After 20 minutes, drain the soya chunks in a colander and then wash it again in normal water.  Squeeze out the extra water from the chunks.  Repeat this process twice. Keep it aside.

Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds then add cumin seeds, asafoetida and fry to 20 seconds.

Add onions, ginger & garlic, green chilies, curry leaves and saute until onions turn golden brown colour.

Now add chopped tomatoes and fry well until it turns mushy.

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and mix really well for about a minute.

Now add the soy chunks/meal maker and mix really well.

Sprinkle little water, cover and cook for about 3-5 minutes until soft and aromatic.

Finally add chopped cilantro and mix really well.

Yes, healthy and delicious Soy Chunks/Meal Maker Fry is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with any kind of roti, naan etc or as side dish for South Indian or North Indian meals.

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  1. i dont like soya in general but this looks like a interesting and yummy way to eat them

  2. this is quick , healthy and tasty dish

  3. looks delicious and healthy..

  4. lovely made soy chunks dear


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