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Soyachunks-Aloo-Matar Masala

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 4 serving


  • 1 cup Soy chunks (boiled as per package directions)
  • 1 Potato – large chopped
  • ½ cup Peas (I used frozen, thawed peas)
  • 1 Onion – medium chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes – medium chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger+garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chili powder Red
  • ½ tsp Garam masala
  • to taste Salt


  • Fry the onions in 1 tsp of oil till lightly browned. Remove from heat, when cooled, grind into a paste.
  • Fry the boiled chunks in 2tsp of oil, till slightly browned on all sides.
  • Heat 1tbsp of oil in a pan, add ginger+garlic paste, onion paste and fry for 2 minutes. Add chopped potatoes and ¼ cup of water, cover and cook for 5 minutes or till the potatoes are just tender.
  • Add tomatoes and cook covered for 5 more minutes.
  • Add red chili powder, garam masala, peas, soy chunks and season with salt. Add some water if you want more gravy. Cook for another 5 minutes, garnish with coriander and serve with rice or chapathis.


We had our soyachunk curry with home-made naan. I will post the recipe on 16th October for World Bread day (event hosted by Zorra).
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