Soya chunks and Potato Gravy ( Nutri Aloo )

by Vidhi Sahni (@vidhisahni)
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Soya or Nutri as a meat substitute ,it is good for our heart health as well, it has good source of proteins especially for vegetarians, it helps in weight loss, soya chunks has anti-inflammatory properties, helps to regulate blood sugar levels.


4 Servings
  • 2
    Onions Medium ( finely chopped )
  • 2
    Tomatoes Medium ( puree )
  • 4
    Potatoes Medium ( cut in 1 inch size)
  • 1cup
    Soya Chunks ( soaked )
  • 1tsp
    Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2piece
    Green Chillies (cut in small size)
  • 4tbsp
  • 1/2tsp
  • 1tsp
    Cumin Seeds ( Jeera )
  • 2tbsp
    Coriander Powder
  • 1tbsp
    Red chilli Powder
  • 1tsp
    Amchur powder
  • 1tsp
    Garam Masala powder
  • 1tsp
  • 1sprig
    Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnish
  • 1tsp
    Kasuri Methi ( optional)
  • 2cup


  1. Switch on gas flame now put pressure cooker on heat, add oil , Asafoetida , cumin seeds, let it splutter a bit

  2. Add onions , green chillies, ginger garlic paste, fry till onions turn translucent

  3. Keep stirring and cook for 2-3 minutes, add tomato puree cook for 2 minutes

  4. Add Coriander Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Amchur Powder, salt

  5. Mix and cook for 3-4 minutes, add soya chunks, potatoes to the mixture ,add water close the cooker lid, wait for 3 whistles

  6. Let the cooker release it's steam naturally then open it , add garam masala , kasuri methi ( optional)at the end

  7. Transfer to a serving dish garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Always use soaked soya chunks ( soak in warm water for at least 10 minutes )

  2. Squeeze out excess water from nutri ( soya )

  3. Use good brand of soya chunks they taste better than local brand

  4. Roasted and crushed kasuri methi can also be added at the time of serving as an extra flavoring to the dish ( its optional )

Vidhi Sahni
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Vidhi Sahni


Hello friends I am Vidhi, Always inquisitive about new things I started to explore new dishes to make in my own style as my beloved father loved food... Read More