Sunday, November 15, 2009

Vegetarian Kheema ( Soya granules curry)

Soya has the texture of meat and therefore a meat substitute.  It is also a good source of protein.

Soya granules – 250 gms
Peas - 100 gms
Onions – 2 medium
Tomatoes – 2 medium ( or tomato puree )
Green chillies – 3 – chopped finely
Red chillie powder – to taste
Ginger –garlic paste – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
Dhania powder – 1 tbsp
Oil  – 2 tbsp
Ghee – 2 tbsp

Immerse the soya granules in warm water for about 15 minutes.
Squeeze and drain the granules
Rinse again if required with cold water .
The soya granules are ready for cooking.
Heat oil in wok
Add the onions, ginger garlic paste, green chillies and sauté well.
Add the tomatoes, continue sautéing
Add the peas and
Then the drained soya granules
Add the masala powders and a little water. Cook a while
Add the ghee and cover and simmer for about 10 minutes till the water and masalas are totally absorbed.
Add the garam masala and stir for a few minutes.
Remove from fire and serve hot with rotis.


  1. I have just the perfect dinner companions to serve this to! Wonderful! Thanks for the superb recipe!

  2. Nice entry my friend, agree with you...soya is a healthy alternate for meat. Kheema sounds kool:)


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