How to make Soya Keema Matar -

A wonderful combination of soya granules with green peas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Soya granules (सोया ग्रैन्यूल्ज़), Green peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Easy Pumpkin ki Sabzi Tandoori Gobhi Musallam Lauki Kofta Curry Soppina Palya

Soya Keema Matar

Soya Keema Matar Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Keema Matar Recipe

  • Soya granules 1 cup

  • Green peas 1 cup

  • Skimmed milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic chopped 8 cloves

  • Ginger grated 1 inch

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Soak the soya granules in milk for an hour. Heat a pan, add oil and add onions. Sauté till lightly browned.

Step 2

Add garlic and cook for a minute. Add ginger, green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and two tablespoons of water.

Step 3

Stir and cook for two minutes. Add peas and one-fourth cup of water and mix well. Cover and cook till peas are nearly done. Add soya granules along with the milk and cook till almost dry.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves, salt, garam masala powder and lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot.

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