Bhindi & Soya Nuggets Gravy

Bhindi & Soya Nuggets Gravy


  • 50g soya chunks
  • 50g Ladies finger
  • 30g onion roughly chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 teaspoon roughly chopped ginger
  • 30g tomato roughly chopped
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves optional
  • ½ TSP black peppercorns
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ½ TSP bay leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon whole cumin
  • ¼  tbsp coriander powder
  • ¼  teaspoon garam masala
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp mustard oil/ any cooking oil of your choice
  • water adjust to get the desired consistency


  1. Wash the soya chunks and soak in boiling water for around 10-15 minutes. After 15 minutes squeeze out all the water from the chunks and keep aside.
  2. In a grinder make a paste of onion, ginger, and garlic. Take out the paste. Keep aside. In the same jar make a paste of tomato and green chilies. Keep that aside too.
  3. Heat oil in a pot and add whole cumin, bay leaf, peppercorns, and cloves. Saute for a few seconds till the spices become fragrant.
  4. Add the onion paste and fry till it turns golden brown. In between if the paste starts sticking to the bottom of the pot, add around 2 tablespoons of water and continue cooking.
  5. Add turmeric powder, salt, and coriander powder and about 2 tablespoons of water. Stir fry for about a minute and then add the tomatoes. Cook the tomatoes nicely till they change color and turn mushy and cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add ladyfinger cubes, soya chunks, and coriander leaves. Mix everything. Cook for about 2 minutes without water.
  7. Add water, mix and cover the pot. Cook till ladyfingers are done.
  8. Finally, add garam masala, mix and simmer for around 2 minutes. Switch off the gas.
  9. Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves and serve with roti/ paratha/ rice.

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