Soy Makhani

Author: kittymatti / Labels:

Soy Makhni

Recipe and Photo Courtesy: Priya (my friend)

This is a healthy yet tasty Soy recipe...


Nutrella Soy chunks-1 cup (cooked)
Evaporated milk-160 ml
Green chilies-6
Ginger Garlic paste-11/2 tsp
Cashews-6 (Unsalted)
Onion-(1 (cut in chunks) + 1/2 fine chpped)
Cinammon-1 inch stick
Khas khas/Poppy seeds-1/2 tsp
Curd/Yoghurt -2 Tbsp
Kasoori methi-2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Dhaniya/ Coriander powder-1tsp
Tomatoes-1 +1 diced
Paneer masala -3 Tsp
Garam masala- 1 tsp
Oil-2 Tbsp
Butter-1 Tbsp
Bay leaf-1 large
Shahi jeera-1 tsp
Honey-2 tsp
Coriander leaves-to Garnish

Cooking Directions:

-Cook soy chunks as per instructions on the package. Drain all excess water and keep aside.
-Blend together evaporated milk, green chilies, ginger garlic paste, poppy seeds, cashew nuts, one onion in chunks and curd. Keep aside.
-Puree one tomato and keep aside.
-Get a pan going on medium heat. Add oil and butter and let it heat up.
-When hot add Shahi jeera, cloves, cinnamon and Bay leaf.
-Once the jeera begins to splutter, add onions and sauté till translucent.
-Then add turmeric powder, dhaniya powder and red chilly powder and sauté for 3 min
-Add diced tomatoes and sauté till soft.
-Add garam masala and paneer masala and cook for 2 min.
-Then add the pureed tomatoes and let it boil.
-When it begins to boil, add the milk-cashew mixture and cook for 6-7 minutes. Add salt.
-Then add the cooked soy chunks, Kasoori methi and mix well.
-Let it boil for 5-6 minutes. Add honey.
-Add one more tablespoon of curd if required.
-Garnish with lots of fresh coriander.
-Serve with rotis or naan.

This recipe serves 4.


LG said...

Curry looks creamy and spicy. Yummy!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

that looks delicious...

Anonymous said...

Soy-Makhani looks rich and spicy..droolworthy.

Prathibha said...

I made this 2 days back...thats a lovely sabzi right??

Vibaas said...

Looks so yum!

Nithya said...

Soy makhni looks yummy. Its very healthy too. You know what, I grew on soy milk when I was a kid. so I should like this one for sure. :)

Pavithra said...

Looks so yummy , creamy and rich.. perfect with naan.. really i am tempted

DEESHA said...

wow, never thought of soy makhani before .. very nutritious & yummy

Pari said...

Yummy!!! And great use of soya. Thanks for sharing.

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Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy delicious recipe

Vrinda said...

I lov soy chunks..great recipe,never tried with evaporated milk..

Priya said...

Thank u all so much for visiting and all the support!u guys rock!

Ramya said...

Kitty,Soy makahani looks yummy with the naan on the side..Innovative dish pa..Kudos to u'r mom!!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks delicious, don't use Soy will try with Mung vadi.

Parita said...

Wow thats a grt idea to use soya chunks in gravy,m n ot fond of soya but would love to try this, so healthy!

Priti said...

Wonderful recipe....nice idea...

Kalaivani said...

Delicious dish.

Priya said...

Thank u Ramya,A2Z,Parita,Priti and Kalaivani!

rads said...

heard only bout dal makhani..but this sounds yummy too

Divya Vikram said...

That looks like a healthy side for naan!

lissie said...

delicious, healthy and creamy dish! the platter looks so tempting... :)

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