Vegetarian Keema-Soy Chunks

Soya chunks or Granules fried with onion and Peas makes a very good alternative for keema. Here I am showing video with tofu so you can use either tofu or soy chunks!

Vegeterian Keema-Soy Chunks
Recipe Creator: Bhavna
  • Oil 1-2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves few
  • Soya chunks or Granules (Nutrela) 1 cup
  • Onion 1 medium (finley chopped)
  • Tomato 2 medium (finley chopped)
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Frozen Peas 1 handful -optional
  • Coriander leaves 5 sprigs (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric Powder a pinch
  • Chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp or according to your taste garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  1. Boil 4 cups of water in a wide vessel,when water starts boiling add 1 cup of soya granules,after 3 minutes remove form the stove,drain and wash in fresh water for 2-3 times,drain completely and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok/kadai,add the tempering ingredients mustard, cumin seeds, curry leaves and when it splutter add ginger-garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  3. Then add the finely chopped onions,sprinkle some salt and fry till light golden brown.
  4. After that add finely chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns tender n mushy.
  5. Then add drained soya granules,frozen peas and give it a stir and add all the dry powders and stir fry for 2 minutes and cook covered for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. and now add the garam masala powder,some chopped coriander leaves and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Delicious vegetarian soy Keema is ready to serve. Serve with Rice or Roti/naan or other bread.