How to make Palak Soyawadi - Highly nutritious - spinach and soya chunks go well together

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach puree , Soya bean chunks

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Palak Soyawadi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Gobhi Manchurian, Kung Pao Potato, Vratwale Aloo, Aloo, Paneer and Broccoli Makhni.

Palak Soyawadi Recipe Card

Palak Soyawadi

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Soyawadi Recipe

  • Spinach puree 1 1/2 cups

  • Soya bean chunks small 2 cups

  • Milk 3/4 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onions chopped 2 small

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Soaked soya wadi in hot water for 15 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water. Cut wadis into pieces if big or else use as it is.

Step 2

Place wadis in a bowl and soak in milk for 10-12 minutes. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds and onions and sauté till onion is lightly coloured.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, green chillies and spinach puree, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Add ½ cup water, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add soya wadis, mix and add salt, garam masala powder and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add kasoori methi and mix well. Serve hot.

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