How to make Soya Keema Urad - Soya granules and split skinless black grams cooked together is simply delicious.

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

Main Ingredients : Soya Granules (सोया ग्रैन्यूल्ज़), Split Skinless Black Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Soya Keema Urad Recipe Card

Soya Keema Urad

With the recognition of being an important commercial pulse of the world, soya beans are coming into many kitchens around the world. Soya beans are said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, regulate the bowels and relieve constipation. Besides the popular tofu or beancurd, the beans are also fermented and used to make flavouring pastes and condiments, notably the Japanese soy sauce or shoyu and miso and the Indonesian tempeh.

For more recipes related to Soya Keema Urad checkout Soya Baingan Keema, Soya Keema Tinda, Soya Delight, Soya Chop Patio . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Dalia with Vegetables, Soya Chop Patio, Paneer Malai Curry, Khoya Matar.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Keema Urad Recipe

  • Soya Granules 200 grams

  • Split Skinless Black Gram soaked for 4-5 hours and drained 1/2 cup

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Cinnamon 2 inch

  • Cloves 6-7

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 4-5 + for garnishing

  • Scraped fresh coconut 1/4 cup + for garnishing


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Roughly chop onions.

Step 2

Add 1 tsp caraway seeds and onions to the pan and sauté till onions turn translucent.

Step 3

Dry roast 1 tbsp caraway seeds, black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and black peppercorns in a non-stick pan. Switch off the heat, cool and grind to a fine powder.

Step 4

Add tomato and ginger-garlic paste to the pan and mix well. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 5

Add soya granules, black gram and mix well. Add 1 cup water and salt and mix well. Cover and cook till gram is fully done.

Step 6

Roughly chop fresh coriander sprigs and add to the pan. Cover and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 7

Add 1 tsp ground powder and mix well. Store the remaining ground powder in an airtight container for future use.

Step 8

Add coconut and mix well. Switch off the heat but keep the pan covered for 8-10 minutes.

Step 9

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coconut and coriander sprig and serve hot.