Soya Chunk Jalfrezi

This time I tried one more new vegetable recipe of soya chunk. Yes it is soya chunk  Jalfrezi.   Soya chunks are made from soy beans and they work well as meat substitutes. Try it out it is really tasty. It can be consumed  with chapati / naan or rice.

soya chunk jalfrezi

Servings: 3 people


  1.   A bowl of soya chunks
  2. 2 Medium size onions finely sliced
  3. 1 medium size tomato cut into pieces
  4. 8 to 10 thinly sliced  pieces of red bell pepper
  5. 8 to 10 thinly sliced  pieces of yellow bell pepper
  6. 8 to 10 thinly sliced  pieces of  capsicum
  7. Few cashew nut pieces
  8. 1 Tbsp garlic pieces
  9. 1 Tbsp ginger pieces
  10. 1 Tbsp red chilli powder
  11. 1/2 Tbsp garam masala
  12. 2 Tbsp oil
  13. Salt as per taste
  14. 1/2 Tbsp Mustard seeds and a pinch of turmeric powder


Take water in a bowl and keep it for boiling. Once the water starts boiling add soya chunks to it and boil for few mins till the chunks are soft. Now drain all the water and keep the chunks aside.Take a pan on heater add oil and once hot add garlic and ginger and fry it. Now add half of the onion sliced and fry it till golden brown. Also add tomato and cashew nuts and fry till the tomato is soft. Allow it to cool. Now grind this in to paste and keep aside.

Take another container on heater add a tbsp of oil. Once hot add mustard seeds.Allow it to crackle. Add  half of the sliced onion and fry till golden brown. Add turmeric powder. Now add all the capsicum and cook it for 5 mins. Add soya chunks and cook it for 5 mins. Now add the onion paste mix well and also add red chilli powder, garam masala and salt and little water and mix well and cook it on low flame for 5 mins. Even we can add fresh cream to it. Serve hot with chapati or naan or rice.


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