Soyabean curry recipe

Soyabean curry is a healthy and delicious curry prepared with soyabeans and makes up for an excellent accompaniment for rotis and rice.  This curry is very simple and quick to make too.  Soyabean is a great source of protein and hence is a very healthy curry.  Do try to include this healthy curry in your daily diet.


Prep Time : 20 minutes

Cook Time : 25 minutes

Servings : 3-4 persons

Total time – 45 minutes



Soyabeans – 1 1/2 cups

Onions – 2 (chopped finely)

Tomatoes – 4 (chopped finely)

Cooking oil – 3 tablespoons

Cumin seeds/jeera – 1/2 teaspoon

Ginger-garlic paste – 1 teaspoon

Green chillies – 4 (slit vertically)

Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Garam masala – 1 teaspoon

Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Salt to taste

Lemon juice – 2 tablespoons



Wash  the soyabean thoroughly and soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight.  Next day,  discard the water if it is frothy and rinse again 2-3 times.

Pressure cook the soyabeans with sufficient water and salt added to it for 4-5 whistles or till soft.

Add oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.  Then add ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and chopped onions and saute till the onions become little translucent.

Then add chopped tomatoes and cook on a medium flame till they become little soft.  Add turmeric powder, salt and coriander powder and mix well.

Add cooked soyabeans and garam masala and combine together.  Adjust water accordingly and cook with the pan closed on a medium flame for 4-5 minutes. Then switch off the flame.

Add lemon juice and mix well.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve soyabean curry hot with rotis, rice or plain  bread.





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