Soyabeans curry

Soyabeans curry is a thick gravy side dish which goes well with rotis or chapatis.  It is a high protein dish which is made with soyabeans in a onion-tomato gravy and then mixed with Indian spices.  Soyabeans are considered to be a source of complete proteins.  This curry can be included in our daily diet  to get the maximum health benefits.


  • Soyabeans - 1 cup
  • Cooking oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin (jeera) seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • 1 string of curry leaves
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon
  • Onions - 2 nos (medium size)
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos (medium size)
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Garlic cloves - 10 to 12 nos


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE SOYABEANS CURRY RECIPE Wash and soak soyabeans with sufficient water overnight. Next day, add salt and pressure cook soyabeans upto 4 whistles. Once the pressure is cooled down, drain the water and keep it aside.

Step 2

Grind onions, tomatoes, coconut and garlic cloves with little water to make a soft paste. Keep the ground mixture aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds. Once the seeds start spluttering, add cumin seeds and saute till it changes the colour.

Step 4

Add asafoetida, curry leaves, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and stir fry for few seconds on a low flame.

Step 5

Add ground mixture and mix well. Add little water and bring it to a medium consistency. Cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes till the raw smell goes away.

Step 6

Add boiled soyabeans and mix well. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes on a medium flame stirring in between. Adjust the water to bring to medium consistency.

Step 7

Add garam masala and mix well. Cook for a minute and switch off the flame.

Step 8

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Step 9

Serve soyabeans curry hot with rotis, chapatis or rice.

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