How to make Soya Matar Bhurji -

Ground soya nuggets cooked with green peas and plenty of flavourful masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Soya Nuggets (सोया नगट), Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Soya Matar Bhurji

Soya Matar Bhurji 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 : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Matar Bhurji Recipe

  • Soya Nuggets soaked and drained 1 cup

  • Green Peas 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Onion finely chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small

  • Tomato finely chopped 6 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1½ teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1½ tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cumin powder roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 6-8

  • Tomato flowers for garnishing

  • Fresh red chilli flower for garnishing

  • Thin strips of ginger for garnishing


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour, add ginger, green chillies and onions andsauté till translucent. Add garlic and sauté further for 2 minutes. Add capsicum and tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 8-10 minutes.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt.Mix and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add soya nuggetsand green peas and mix well. Cook till soya nuggetsand green peas are done.

Step 3

Finely chop coriander and add to the pan and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer the bhurjiinto a serving bowl, garnish with tomato flower, red chilli flower and ginger strips and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.