Soya chunks Masala | How to make soya chunks masala

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Soya Chunks Masala

Spicy and healthy soya chunks masala

Soya chunks masala made with crushed soya chunks/granules. This is a very healthy protein rich side dish goes well with chpathi,roti or even with rice. Soya chunks tastes exactly like meat. You can also check for some delicious soya chunks recipes like soya keema,soya aloo tikki,soya chunks biriyani,soya keema paratha,soya burger,soya chunks fried rice,soya paneer rolls,soya manchurian dry with aloo,soya vermicelli pulao. Al these are very healthy and protein rich dishes. Hope you all like this soya chunks masala recipe.

Soya chunks are quick and easy to cook. Amazingly soya chunks have protein content equal to that of the meat and contain no fat. They are nutritious meat extender made from defatted soy flour, a by-product of extracting soybean oil. The protein or any other nutrient in granules and chunks is not lost on washing them or by throwing away the water in which they are soaked.

Health benefits of Soya chunks|meal maker

  • Soya beans are an excellent source of high protein and fibrous food. After the extraction of soya milk, the soya chunks act as soya meal maker.
  • 50% of the vegetable protein from the soya bean is a good fiber food enabling easy digestion and bowl movement.
  • Soya Chunks contain 54.2 grams of protein, which exceeds the amount of protein found in meats, eggs, milk and wheat.
  • Soy protein contains all the amino acids needed by the body, and is an excellent replacement for meat-based proteins.
  • Soy is high in fiber, which is known to benefit cholesterol levels, and can indirectly lower cholesterol by replacing fatty animal proteins in the diet.
  • Soy protein in general is rich in B vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids, which are thought to benefit many aspects of health.
  • Soya Chunks contain 533 milligrams of calcium and 21.2 grams of iron. Whole soy foods also are a good source of fiber, B vitamins, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids.

How to make soya chunks masala?


  • 3 cups of Soya chunks
  • 2 large onions
  • 4-5 Green Chillies
  • 3 medium sized tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. of Ginger Garlic paste
  • Some curry leaves
  • 1/4 tspn. of Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tspn. of Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tspn. of Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tspn. of Garam Masala
  • Salt as per taste


Step 01

 Soak soya chunks in hot water for 15 minutes.

Step 02

 Drain the water and wash it in tap.

Step 03

Squeeze the chunks to remove water.

Step 04

Crush chunks using mixer grinder.

Step 05

Heat oil in pan, Add ginger garlic paste,saute well till the raw smell goes off.

Step 06

Add chopped onion,curry leaves and green chilli.

Step 07

 when onions get translucent, add tomatoes and saute well till tomatoes become mushy.

Step 08

Add turmeric powder,chilli powder,coriander powder and garam masala. Stir well for 1 minute.

Step 09

Add the crushed chunks and mix well.

Step 10

Add coriander leaves . Add 1/4 cup of water if you want gravy. Sprinkle some garam masala amd close the lid of pan. Cook for 5-7 minutes in low flame.

Step 11

Garnish with some more coriander leaves and server after 2-3 minutes.
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Comments (8)

  1. posted by swapna on February 26, 2012

    hi hygeena…..swapna this side…glad to meet u thru this spicy kitchen site…wow!!..the curries all of them look really wonderful…nd yummy…hv to try one by one at home nd find out whether it cms out tasty as you hav cukd…am goin to experiment wth this soyachunks tday itself..more awaiting..

    • posted by Hygee on February 26, 2012

      Thank you so much for your comment swapna…Let me know me how it went…

      • posted by swapna on February 27, 2012

        hi hygeena..the soya curry came out really well..nd good…:))
        do u kno wat i am going to do nw?
        jot it down ..in my recipe book…
        your recipes..:))

        • posted by Hygee on February 29, 2012

          Ohh…thts a gr8 reward for me…thanks..:)

  2. posted by anjana nithin on August 12, 2015

    Hiii chechi…..
    I tried many of your recipes….all came out really good…soya chunks masala was also delicious… next wanna try your latest one crispy chicken ?….

    waiting for more recipes…

    Happy cooking?

    • posted by Hygeena Shameer on August 12, 2015

      Thank you so much for your motivating comment Anjana… You made my day 🙂

  3. posted by Mary on January 19, 2020


    Could you please let us know the number or quantity of tomatoes you have used ? Seems to be missing in the above recipe.


    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on January 25, 2020

      Hi Mary, you can add three tomatoes for 2 onions. Thank u for mentioning. I missed to add in ingredients list. Sorry for that 🙂


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