How to make Soya Pops -

Double fried marinated soya chunks tossed in flavourful sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Soya Chunks, Refined FLour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Soya Pops

Soya Pops Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Pops Recipe

  • Soya Chunks soaked 1 cup

  • Refined FLour 2½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli sauce 4 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 2½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2tbsps + f

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 cup

  • Soda bicarbonate ½ teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Red chilli paste 2 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum strips for garnis

  • Yellow capsicum strips for garnis

  • Spring onion green strips for garnis


Step 1

Squeeze extra water from soya chunks and place in a bowl. Add 1½ tspssoy sauce, 2 tsps red chilli sauce, 1 tsp vinegar and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai

Step 3

Put refined flour, cornstarch and soda in another bowl. Add 1 cup water and whisk well into a thick batter. Add salt and 1 tbsp oil and whisk again.

Step 4

Dip marinated soya chunks in the batter, slide into hot oil and deep-fry for 2-3 minutes. Drain on absorbent paper

Step 5

Reheat theoil in the kadai.

Step 6

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Re-fry soya pops in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Add green chillies to the pan, mix and sauté for a minute. Add red chilli paste, remaining red chilli sauce, remaining soy sauce, remaining vinegar and salt, mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 9

Add fried soya pops and toss. Let it get heated through.

Step 10

Transfer the pops onto a serving plate, garnish with red and yellow capsicum strips and spring onion green flower and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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