Thursday, December 30, 2010

Soya Balls Gravy - How to make Soya balls gravy | Meal maker Gravy | Side Dishes

Soya balls gravy or the meal maker gravy is a tempting and delicious side dish for the roti or chappathi. Soya balls or meal maker is rich in protein and good for health too. Those who do not eat non veg, go for this soya balls. Will update with step wise pictures soon.

How to make Soya balls gravy/Meal maker gravy

  • Soya Balls - 2 cups
  • Tomato - 2
  • Onion - 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  • Green Chillies - 2
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Star anise -2 to 3
  • Cinnamom stick - 1 (crushed)
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Cloves - few
  • Red Chilli powder - .5 to 1 tsp (adjust for your spiciness)
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/6 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Oil - 3 to 4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

  • Wash the soya balls and soak in water for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Squeeze out the water fully and keep aside.
  • Now grind the tomato and onion to a paste in a mixie or food processor and make it to a coarse paste.
  • In a pan, add oil and above mentioned spices and fry for a minute.
  • Add the green chillies.
  • Now add in the grinded paste, ginger garlic paste and saute well, till the raw smell of onion and ginger garlic goes off.
  • After that add in all the powders except garam masala.
  • Now add the soya balls, salt and garam masala and allow to cook.
  • If gravy becomes very thick, add little amount of water.
  • When the oil starts floating on the top, switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with any chappathi or roti or nan.

22 lovely comments:

Nandita SS

The gravy looks delicious alika. Thanks for sharing :)


Wow.. this is a meaty veg and looks inviting...


Such a tasty looking dish with a wonderful and rich gravy.

Rumana Rawat

This is my favorite too...


Healthy dish! Happy New Year 2011!
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Good job Aks..looks rich n yummy


Looks so tempting....loved the recipe....


Looks yummy


wow, loving it. When you soya balls, do you mean those soya chunks that come in the brand of nutrella or rani or something like that?


Aki, I am fan of ur clicks.......very healthy dish and good companion for rotis

Hamaree Rasoi

Very healthy and tasty recipe.

Hamaree Rasoi


never tried this before... this looks good..


delicious curry we make similar looks wonderful

Nandinis food

Nice gravy! Looks really delicious and healthy!


my favourite dish and it looks perfect..yummy..


Looks so inviting..

Priya Suresh

Wishing u a happy and prosperous new year to u and ur inviting gravy..

Priya Sreeram

Yumm! have a great year ahead Akila--Loads of wishes n cheers ur way !


Looks so delicious...

Wish you a very happy new year.May this year be filled with all that is best and beautiful in life :)


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This looks just so good and delicious!

Prabha Mani

Curry looks super Tempting!!Loved the pics..Adding whole spices gives really a excellent taste :)

Thanks a lot for linking to my Event!!

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