How to make Soya Keema Matar - SK Khazana -

Vegetarian substitute for the popular keema matar – soya granules and green peas cooked with some simple masalas

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Soya Keema Matar - SK Khazana

Soya Keema Matar - SK Khazana 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Keema Matar - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Soya granules 1 cup

  • Green peas blanched 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Garlic finely chopped 8 cloves

  • Ginger grated 1 inch

  • Medium onion finely chopped 2

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 bunch

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprig to garnish


Step 1

Take soya granules in a bowl, add sufficient water and soak for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add peppercorns, bay leaf, green chillies, garlic and ginger, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add onions, mix and sauté till it turns golden brown. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes on medium heat.

Step 4

Squeeze soaked soya granules and add to the pan, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add green peas and mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Add coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer onto a serving platter, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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