Mar 292014
Soya Bean Masala Curry

Soya Bean Masala

Soya Bean Masala is a yummy and wholesome dish where soya beans are cooked in delectable mix of masalas. Soya Bean Cuury with coconut is a simple, healthy and perfect side dish to go with rice or chapathi.

Soya bean is an excellent source of protein. Soya beans are rich in calcium, vitamins and minerals. The high-fibre content of soybeans proves beneficial in case of constipation, type -2 diabetes and high cholesterol.

Soya Bean Masala Curry:

Soya Bean Gravy Curry is a nicely flavoured and nutritive dish. A delicious and protein packed dish, soybean curry goes well with Steamed Rice or Plain Parathas.

Soybeans Cashew-Coconut Kurma

Soy Bean Recipe

How to make Soya Bean Masala:

1. To make Soyabeans Masala, wash and soak soya beans overnight. Drain, wash and pressure cook the soybeans with a little turmeric and sufficient water till soft.

Boiled Soya Beans for Soya Bean Masala

Boiled soya beans

2. Chop onions, tomatoes, chillies and coriander leaves. Wash and pick curry leaves. Grind freshly grated coconut, fennel seeds and cashew nuts to a paste with a little water.

Soya Beans Curry Ingredients


3. Heat oil in a kadai. Toss in cumin seeds. Saute. Add fresh curry leaves, green chilli and chopped onions. Sauté till the onions brown.

Fry onions for soybeans cuury

Fry onions

4. Tip in ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes.

5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook covered till the tomatoes soften.

Fry onions, tomatoes

Fry onions, tomatoes

6. Sprinkle turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, sambar powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Add spices to Soya Bean Kurma

Add spice powders

7. Add the cooked soya beans and combine well. Simmer for 1-2 minutes till the soya beans are nicely coated with the masalas.

Add soya beans for masala curry

Add soya beans

8. Tip in the ground paste and cook for a minute or two.

Add soya kurma masala paste

Add ground paste

9. Add water and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally till the soya tomato coconut gravy thickens. Garnish with coriander leaves and pour soya beans curry into a serving dish.

Add water to Soya Curry

Add water

10. Serve Soya Beans Masala Curry with Rice or Chapathi.

Soya Bean Masala Curry Recipe

Soya Bean Curry

Soya Bean Coconut Curry Recipe details:

Soya Bean Masala Curry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Soya Bean Curry is loaded with vitamins and proteins. Masala soyabean curry is an appetizing vegetarian dish that pairs well with plain rice or Rotis.
Course: Vegetarian Side Dish
Cuisine: Andhra
Servings: 4
Calories: 243 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Soya Beans – 2 ½ cups
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium
  • Onions – 3 medium
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Cumin Seeds – ¾ tsp
  • Ginger-Garlic paste – ¾ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ½ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Sambar Powder – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – ¾ cup
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Grind to paste:
  • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
  • Grated Coconut – ¼ cup
  • Fennel Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  1. Wash and soak soya beans overnight. Rinse well and pressure cook soya beans with a pinch of turmeric till soft.
  2. Finely chop onions, tomatoes and coriander leaves. Slit the green chilli.
  3. Grind grated coconut, fennel seeds and cashew nuts to a smooth paste, adding a little water.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and once they crackle, add curry leaves, chopped onions and green chilli. Sauté for 3-4 minutes till onions brown.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes and cook covered on medium flame for 3-4 minutes till they turn soft.
  7. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, sambar powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well and simmer till oil oozes out.
  8. Add cooked soya beans and combine well. Cook for a couple of minutes till the beans are well coated with the masalas.
  9. Add the ground paste and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  10. Add water and simmer on a medium flame for 5-6 minutes, till all the masalas are well blended and the dish is almost dry.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and remove.
  12. Serve Soya Bean Masala with steamed rice or Rotis.

Soya Bean Masala Recipe | Soya Bean Curry With Coconut
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