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Stir fried soya chunks

Stir fried soya chunks

Stir fried soya chunks - An easy vegetarian stir-fry with lots of vegetables, soya granules and hot chili sauce, simple and flavorful.

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Fusion, Indian, Indo-Chinese
Keyword: Stir fried soya chunks
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Sumith Babu


  • 50 gms soya chunks
  • oil for frying

For the batter

  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt to taste

For the sauce

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 1 cup green, red and yellow peppers diced
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 tbsp chilli garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 50 ml water
  • 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • salt to taste


Method to make stir fried soya chunk

  • Soak the soya in water for 15 minutes

  • Wash, strain and squeeze out the water from soya and keep aside in a bowl.

  • Heat oil in a wide sauce pan. In a mixing bowl add the corn flour, plain flour, chilli powder, black pepper and ginger garlic paste along with the salt. Add the vinegar and water; mix to make a thick batter. Add the soya chunks to it and mix well coating all the pieces with the batter.

  • Fry the soya chunks in the hot oil in batches for 1-2 minutes. They should have a slight colour all over. Drain the soya on kitchen paper and set aside.

To make the sauce

  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok on a medium heat.

  • Add the green chilli, chopped garlic and chopped ginger.

  • Fry for 10 seconds and add the peppers along with the red onions. Sauté for 1-2minutes until they begin to soften.

  • Add the chilli garlic sauce, tomato ketchup and the soya sauce & stir well.

  • Add the water and bring to a boil and simmer for a 1minute on a low heat.

  • Add the corn flour water mix, season to taste and simmer for a further 2 minutes as it begins to thicken.add the fried soya and mix

  • Your stir fried soya chunks is ready to serve with either rice or noodles.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 409IU | Vitamin C: 74mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg