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Apr 16, 2011

Vegeterian Keema-Curry with Soya Granules

        This is another treat for veggie lovers.Non-vegetarian preparation for veg ingredient :) The result was so good and very tasty curry..i made this for chapathi,it was a full filling aromatic,little spicy v liked it a lot...
To my friend's request from this post i am going to add some nutritional information/benefits(of the main ingredient) to all my future posts...hope useful to u also :)
Soya source of protein when compared to milk,meat,cheese n egg...only vegeterian food rich in protien..Research shows that just one serving of Soyafoods everyday is sufficient to exert clinical effects.
Heres the recipe:

  1. Soya Granules(Nutrela)   1 cup
  2. Onion   1 medium(finley chopped)
  3. Tomato   2 medium(finley chopped)
  4. Frozen Peas   1 handful
  5. Coriander leaves  5 sprigs(finely chopped)
  6. Turmeric Powder   a pinch
  7. Chilli powder   1 tsp
  8. Coriander Powder   1 tsp
  9. Salt   to taste
To temper
  1. Oil   1 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. Cumin seeds   1/2 tsp
  4. Curry leaves   few
To wet grind
  1. Ginger   2" large peice 2 no.
  2. Garlic   5 large flakes
  3. Onion   1 and 1/2 tsp(finely chopped)
To dry roast n Grind
  1. Fennel seeds  1 tsp
  2. Clove   4 no.s
  • Boil 4 cups of water in a wide vessel,when water starts boiling add 1 cup of soya granules,after 3 minutes remove form the stove,drain and wash in fresh water for 2-3 times,drain completely and keep aside.
  • Grind ginger,garlic n onion with little water n keep aside.
  • Heat a pan and roast fennel n clove for 1 minute in medium heat,cool n make it to a fine powder n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok/kadai,add the tempering ingredients and when it splutter add ginger-garlic-onion paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Then add the finely chopped onions,sprinkle some salt and fry till light golden brown.
  • After that add finely chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns tender n mushy.
  • Then add drained soya granules,frozen peas and give it a stir and add all the dry powders and stir fry for 2 minutes and cook covered for another 2-3 minutes.
  • and now add the fennel-clove powder,some chopped coriander leaves and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Its done...Delicious vegetarian Keema is ready to serve now.

Note: You can also try this with Soya chunks.. follow the first step n grind n use.I used 1 and 1/2 tsp chilli was little more here i reduced it to 1 tsp for normal u adjust according to your taste...


  1. Curry look so delicious.I too make a similar dish,will try your version soon.Thank you dear for stopping by my space.

  2. Perfect with chappathis, sure Vegetarian's protein treasure.

  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog.. and for ur lovely comments.. U made my day. Hugs :)
    U have a wonderful space sweety.. Will definitely come back for more of ur wonders.. Happy blogging.

  4. This is a great idea! Love the preparation - first time here - look forward to following your posts

  5. Thank you so much to all my dear friends...thanx for stopping at my space n leaving ur valuable comments..a few words from u r lot to me ... N very special thanx to menaga for sharing me such a lovely awards...


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