How to make Soya Chunks Manchurian -

Cornflour coated soya chunks shallow fried and the tossed in a base of ginger garlic and Chinese sauces.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Soya bean chunks (सोया बीन चंक्स ), Cornflour/ corn starch (कॉर्नफ्लावर/कॉर्नस्टार्च)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Soya Chunks Manchurian checkout Chilli Soya Chunks. You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Veg Chowmein Pithla - SK Khazana Vegetables with Basil-Cook Smart Khatti Arbi ka Salan

Soya Chunks Manchurian

Soya Chunks Manchurian Recipe Card


Soya chunks are one the best sources of vegetarian protein. In this recipe the soya chunks absorbs the flavours of the aromatics and sauces brilliantly so each mouthful is a party for your taste buds. It is also a great recipe for weight watchers and fitness enthusiasts not only because of the nutrition content of soya but also because it requires very little oil to prepare. Healthy, tasty and quick to prepare - what more can one ask for?

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Chunks Manchurian Recipe

  • Soya bean chunks soaked and drained 1 cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 4 teaspoons

  • Green chilli paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions roughly chopped 2 medium

  • Spring onions chopped 1-2

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic finely chopped 3 cloves

  • Soy sauce 3 teaspoon

  • Green chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green capsicum seeded and diced 1 small

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 4-5 stalks


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.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.