How to make Soya Matar - SK Khazana -

The combination of chunky soya and sweet green peas is almost classic as they complement each other very well and make a dish that is enticing and filled with spices and flavours.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : soya chunks, green peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Soya Matar - SK Khazana

Soya Matar - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Soya Matar - SK Khazana Recipe

  • soya chunks soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • green peas fresh 1/2 cup

  • oil 3 tablespoons

  • cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • onion medium, chopped 2

  • ginger garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • tomato large, chopped 1

  • salt to taste

  • red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • cashewnut paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • coriander leaves freshly chopped 2 tablespoons

  • garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add cumin seeds, let the seeds change colour. Add onion and sauté till golden brown.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add tomato, salt and sauté well. Cover and cook till the tomato is pulpy.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 4

Add 1 cup water and mix well. Add cashew nut paste, mix well and add soaked soya chunks, fresh green peas, chopped coriander, mix well.

Step 5

Add ½ cup water and mix well. Add garam masala powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Take it off the heat. Garnish with sprig of coriander and serve hot.

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