Soya Chunk Butter Masala

Soya Chunk Butter Masala


  • Boiled mini soya chunks – 1 cup
  • Diced onion – 2 (large no)
  • Diced tomato – 2 (large no)
  • Cashews – 12-15 nos
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Plain red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • C3 powder – 1 tsp
    • Cardamom , clove, cinnamon powder
    • (OR) Garam Masala
  • Butter – 3 tblsp
  • Kasuri methy/ dried fenugreek leaves – 1 tblsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp


  • Add the diced onion, tomatoes and cashews into a pan along with a cup of water and bring it to boil or until the onion become translucent; cool completely and grind it into a fine paste
  • Heat about 2 tblsp of butter in a pan and add the cumin seeds, allow it to splutter and add about 1 tblsp of ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder and saute it for about a min
  • Now add the onion-tomato-cashew puree into the pan along with required amount of water, cook it for about 7-8 mins
  • Add the salt and boiled soya chunks into the gravy and allow it to cook for about 7-8 mins under medium flame
  • Towards the end add the cardamom-clove-cinnamon powder into the gravy and a tblsp of crushed methy leaves into the soya chunk mixture and mix well
  • Add about a tblsp of butter and cover it with a lid for about 5 mins and serve hot
  • The super tasty, delicious, very easy “SOYA CHUNKS BUTTER MASALA” is ready to serve
  • Serve with a some hot rotis or pulkas or with a cup of hot basmati rice



  • For more rich gravy; add 2-3 tblsp of fresh cream towards the end

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