Soya chunks fry

Soya products are my favourite (except for soya milk!). Soya chunks, mini chunks and, soya mince, are a great substitute for meat products and they are equally tasty.

Soya also comes with additional health benefits when consumed moderately. These include; high protein content, ability to lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of osteoporosis and, they are rich in vitamins. Isn’t that great?! ๐Ÿ™‚

One of my favourite (of many!) soya recipes is what I would like to call, the ‘soya fry’. Thanks to my sister for sharing this recipe with me. I love this dish.


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– Soya chunks
– Chilli powder – 1 table spoon
– Tandoori chicken masala / chicken Tika masala (powder) – 2-3 table spoon
– Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
– Yogurt – 1 table spoon
– Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
– Olive oil – 2 tablespoon for marinade and 2 table spoons for cooking
– Salt.

Instructions for marinade:
1. Soak the soya chunks in hot/boiling water for 10-15 minutes.
2. Once the soya chunks are soft then drain the water and, squeeze the extra water from the soya.
3. Next, take all the above ingredients and marinade the soya chunks.

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4. Mix the above contents well. Make sure the spices or the mix is evenly distributed.

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5. Cover the marinade with a cling film or, with a lid and, keep the soya chunks marinated for 1-2 hours.
*more the marination time, better the taste.

Instructions for cooking:
1. Heat oil in a pan
2. Pour all the marinade contents into the pan and keep stirring or frying in low flame.

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3. Keep the flame on low and occasionally stir the contents,
4. Let the soya chunks cook for the next 45 minutes to 1 hour.
5. Do not cover the lid, once the soya chunks are cooked (it should look dry by now), it is ready to be served.

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This makes a great dish with naan bread, chapati, rice or even as a side by itself. When it’s cold and raining outside , this is what I crave for. Something spicy and yummy. ๐Ÿ˜€
Have a good weekend folks.xxxx

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