Soya Nuggets Fry/Masala

Soya Chili Fry/Masala toss:

We are going to see two in one recipe here to make our family members double happy, simple efforts to feel the real happiness on serving this dish.

First, let us know the health benefits of Soya Nuggets little information on what we are in to…

Link given below to know more in detail

Soya chunks are known for its various health benefits:

  • It is known for high protein content- its exceeds than eggs, meat, milk.
  • It is known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women and also ease other symptoms as it’s a good source of isoflavones.
  • Since it’s a good source of omega- 3 fatty acids and fiber, it can benefit in lowering down cholesterol levels in a body.
  • It enhances bone health and digestibility.
  • It’s a good source of minerals namely- manganese, iron, calcium, and magnesium.
  • Due to good fiber content, it helps you keep a close check on your body weight and fight diabetes.
  • Its high content of magnesium has shown results in fighting insomnia.
  • It’s also a good source of vitamin b, vitamin-K, riboflavin, and folate.
  • However, we like to make a tasty recipe to satisfy our taste buds here is one such yummy recipe as a snack or condiment. Two recipes are shared here with a mild punch

Soya Nugget Fry to entertain your children:


Soya nuggets -1 cup (normal size or Mini here I have used both)

Chili powder-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Salt-1/4 tsp

Ginger garlic paste 1 heap tsp

Rice flour-1 tsp

Corn flour-1 tsp

Lemon juice-1 tsp

Oil- to fry 100 ml


Boil water 1/2 liter add to the soy nuggets and soak for 15 minutes.

Squeeze water completely from soya nuggets.

In a wide bowl add soaked Nuggets and other ingredients mentioned above, let it set for more 15 minutes


Heat oil and shallow fry the marinated nuggets batch by batch.

Fry some Curry leaves twigs and sprinkle to add more aroma to the prepared dish


Twist with mild Masala Toss:


Chili fried above prepared required measurement to try.

Chop Onion-1


Garam masala-1/4 tsp

Salt if required for masala ,we have already added in chili fry.

Oil-1 tsp

Heat pan with oil season it with fennal seeds saunf.

Add choped onion and fry golden yellow.

Add chopped Tomato saute for a while till it leaves skin.

Now, add garam masala powder, chili or pepper and sprinkle some water to get cooked.

Finally, add fried soya chunks and cook 3 minutes in medium flame mix well and serve.

Sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves.

Mini soya chunks masala

Mini soya chunks / meal maker masala:

Soy Meal maker is a line of high-protein foods in form of soy chunks, nuggets, granules and mini-chunks.

These granules and chunks can be cooked by interchanging them with certain meat preparations in many recipes. Meant especially for those who are seeking to go aboard a vegetarian diet, or simply wishing to reap the health benefits of soya beans, soya chunks can be an excellent add up to a diet.

Soya chunks masala is a soft and delicious dish, chopped coriander leaves and mild spices added in it enhances its taste.This can  be matched with rice roti, naan and puri.


Mini soya chunk masala
Mini soya chunk masala

Facts on soya chunks:

Soya chunks plays a very big role in the prevention of many chronic diseases and continues to be a high priority for food scientists around the world. –

The  soya chunks contain a profound amount of protein, which is more than the quantity of protein found in eggs, meats, wheat and milk.

It has been reported that the soy chunks protein in soya helps to reduce the threat of osteoporosis in menopausal stage women, and may even relieve many a menopausal symptoms too.

As soy protein is regarded to be wealthy in Vitamin B and the Omega-3 fatty acids, which bring mighty benefits for your health, then Nutrela made from Soy protein can also be considered as rich in these vitamins and also has a good supply of iron and calcium.

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Mini soya -100 gms

Onion-1 big chopped

Coriander leaves chopped-1 fistful

To grind:

Tomato-2 nos

Ginger -2 inch length

Garlic-4 pods

Cloves and cinnamon few is optional

To temper:

Oil-2 tbsp

Fennel seed-1 tsp

Cumin seed-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-2 twig

Method to prepare:

1.Soak soya in warm water for 15 minutes,cook for a whistle in pressure cooker.

2.Grind tomato ginger and garlic to a smooth purée

3.Heat pan with oil and season with above mentioned “To temper” ingredients.

4.Add cut onion, saute till transparent, add curry leaves and ground purée.

5.When the raw smell changes, add cooked soya chunks and cook to your preferable consistency.


6.Sprinkle some chopped coriander and serve.


Note :

It gets cooked fast so, 1 whistle is enough.

Cook dry for rice and semi gravy (use cashew or badam for gravy consistency while grinding puree) for roti and chappathi.