soya keema recipe | soybean keema | how to make soya chunks keema

soya keema recipe | soybean keema | how to make soya chunks keema with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular vegetarian keema version made with soya granules or meal maker. the recipes are made similar to the mutton or chicken keema where soya granules are minced or chopped finely and sautéed. this dish is ideally served as a side dish to the roti or chapati and makes a complete meal filled with protein.
soya keema recipesoya keema recipe | soybean keema | how to make soya chunks keema with step by step photo and video recipe. keema recipes are every popular dish among meat lovers. it is mainly served as a side dish with either rice or flatbreads which fills the protein bracket of a complete meal. within the keema spectrum, soya keema recipe is the new addition to it mainly targeted towards vegetarian lovers.

i have always been a huge fan of soya curry and it is one of the frequent gravy based curry i prepare at home. well, i have already posted quite a few sabzis in my blog using meal maker. but soya keema recipe was long due on me. as matter of fact, i was getting several requests to make a vegetarian version of keema recipe and i was always getting sidetracked. in fact, i always prepare this dish for my dinner meal and me and my husband thoroughly enjoy it with roti and chapati. i serve this sabzi especially for my dinner because of 2 reasons. one being rich in protein and making a complete meal for my dinner and second being easy and simple to make in no time. but few may indigestion problems with heavy protein in their diet and hence you may need to be careful with meal maker.

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furthermore, i would like to add a few more tips and suggestions while making this soya keema recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend to boil and rinse the soya granules thoroughly with water. this would ensure to remove all the necessary dirt and also to make it soft and spongy. secondly, you can also add peas to make keema for flavourful and attractive. lastly, if you are looking to have a gravy version of keema masala then feel free to add more water adjusting consistency as desired.

finally, i request you to check my other related curry or sabzi recipes collection with this post of soya keema recipe. it includes recipes like soya kurma, soybean curry, veg kadai, veg kolhapuri, aloo matar curry, baingan masala and aloo gobi masala recipe. in addition, i request you to check my other recipes collection like,

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soya keema recipe

soya keema recipe | soybean keema | how to make soya chunks keema

3.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: curry
Cuisine: north indian
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easy soya keema recipe | soybean keema | how to make soya chunks keema

Ingredients

for cooking soya:

  • 4 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup soya chunks

for curry:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 chilli, slit
  • 3 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 cup tomato pulp
  • ¼ cup curd / yogurt, whisk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

  • in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute spices.
  • further add 1 chilli, 3 clove garlic and saute to a golden brown.
  • add in 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger paste and saute to a golden brown.
  • keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp garam masala. saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • furthermore, add 1 cup tomato pulp and stir well.
  • cook until the oil is separated from the masala paste.
  • keeping the flame on low add ¼ cup curd and stir well until the oil is separated.
  • add in blended soya chunks, ½ tsp salt and saute for 5 minutes.
  • now add ¼ cup water, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the soya is cooked well.
  • finally, enjoy soya kheema with roti, garnished with 2 tbsp coriander leaves.
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how to make soyabean keema with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large vessel boil 4 cup water with 1 tsp salt.
    soya keema recipe
  2. add 1 cup soya chunks. you can alternatively use soya granules.
    soya keema recipe
  3. boil for 10 minutes, or until the soya is cooked completely.
    soya keema recipe
  4. further, drain off the water from soya and add to cold water.
    soya keema recipe
  5. rest for 10 minutes, and later squeeze off the water from the soya.
    soya keema recipe
  6. transfer the cooked soya chunks to a blender and pulse to coarse texture. keep aside.
    soya keema recipe
  7. now in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin, 1 inch cinnamon, 5 cloves and 2 pods cardamom.
    soybean keema
  8. further add 1 chilli, 3 clove garlic and saute to a golden brown.
    soybean keema
  9. add in 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger paste and saute to a golden brown.
    soybean keema
  10. keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp garam masala. saute until the spices turn aromatic.
    soybean keema
  11. furthermore, add 1 cup tomato pulp and stir well. to prepare tomato pulp blend 3 ripened tomatoes to smooth paste without adding any water.
    soybean keema
  12. cook until the oil is separated from the masala paste.
    how to make soya chunks keema
  13. keeping the flame on low add ¼ cup curd and stir well until the oil is separated.
    how to make soya chunks keema
  14. add in blended soya chunks, ½ tsp salt and saute for 5 minutes.
    how to make soya chunks keema
  15. now add ¼ cup water, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the soya is cooked well.
    how to make soya chunks keema
  16. finally, enjoy soya kheema with roti, garnished with 2 tbsp coriander leaves.
    soybean keema

notes:

  • firstly, cook the soya well else you may end up with stomach problems.
  • also, you can use soya granules instead of soya chunks to avoid blending to coarse texture.
  • additionally, if you are looking to have a gravy consistency, then add water accordingly.
  • finally, soya keema recipe tastes great when prepared spicy.
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