Soya Chunks Manchurian Recipe - A delicious manchurian gravy dish made with nutritious soya chunks

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Soya bean chunks, Cornflour/ corn starch

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course_Veg

Soya Chunks Manchurian

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.

Soya Chunks Manchurian Recipe - How to make Soya Chunks Manchurian


Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Soya bean chunks soaked and drained1 cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 4 teaspoons

  • Green chilli paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions roughly chopped2 medium

  • Spring onions chopped1-2

  • Ginger finely chopped1 inch piece

  • Garlic finely chopped3 cloves

  • Soy sauce 3 teaspoon

  • Green chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green capsicum seeded and diced1 small

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped4-5 stalks

  • Skimmed milk 1/4 cup


Step 1

Mix soya chunks, salt, two teaspoons cornflour, green chilli paste and dark soy sauce in a bowl. Heat half the oil in a pan, add the soya chunks and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 2

Transfer into a bowl. Add the remaining oil to the same pan and sauté onions, spring onions, ginger and garlic for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add soy sauce, green chilli sauce and tomato ketchup and mix. Add two cups of water and let the mixture come to a boil. Add the soya chunks and cook for five more minutes.

Step 4

Add salt and mix. Add remaining cornflour dissolved in two tablespoons of water and cook till the mixture thickens slightly. Add capsicum, stir in vinegar and take it off the heat.

Step 5

Garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot with fried rice or noodles.