Soya Kheema


500 gms Soya Chunks

2 medium red onions

2 medium tomatoes

3 green chilies

Handful of coriander leaves

1 bay leaf

1 cinnamon stick

6-7 peppercorns

6-7 cloves

3 tablespoon ginger garlic paste

­­2 tablespoon red chili powder

1 tablespoon cumin powder

1 tablespoon coriander powder

1 tablespoon garam masala powder

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

8 tablespoon oil

2 tablespoon Kasuri Methi

1 cup peas (optional)

Salt as required


Soak soya chunks in warm water. Leave it aside

Chop onion, tomatoes, green chillies, coriander.

Take a pan, pour oil and once oil is hot add the whole spices. Sauté. Now add finely chopped onions, sauté till its translucent, add ginger garlic paste and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Add green chillies.

Add chopped Tomatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes

While tomatoes are cooking squeeze out all the water from soya chunks. Put in blender and grind it into small chunks. Make sure you don’t grind it for too long or it will be powdery,

Add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methi. Mix on medium flame. Add grinded soya chunks.

Let it cook for a while add salt and some water if the mixture is too dry. Now you can add green peas(optional). Mix it and turn the flame off. Finish it off with coriander leaves.

Serve with Indian Flatbreads or Pulav.

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