May 26, 2014

Soya Kheema Curry Recipe / Soya Kheema Matar Recipe / Vegetarian Kheema Curry Recipe / Veg Kheema Matar Recipe

Kheema matar is one of the fine delicacy which is prepared all over india. But it is made with either minced lamb or minced chicken. This version is for all those vegetarian friends, this is made with minced soya chunks. And this taste great with rice or rotis..Give this a try and let me know how it turned out..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Onion -1  large finely chopped
Green Chillies - 1 finely chopped
Frozen Peas - 1/2 cup
Tomato Ketchup - 3 tblspn
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cinnamon Stick - 1 small piece
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Cilantro - 3 tblspn finely chopped
Oil - 1 tblspn


Take cooked soya chunks in a mixer and crush them two to three times, so they are finely minced. Set aside till use.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in fennel seeds and cinnamon and let them sizzle.

Now add in onions and green chillies, saute for a min.

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for 30 sec. Add in salt, sugar and all spice powders and saute for 30 sec.

Now add in frozen peas, tomato ketchup and water, mix well.

Add in the minced soya and mix well. Cook this for 5 to 8 mins.

Now add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Switch off the flame and serve with roti.

Take all your ingredients

Take cooked soya in a blender

crush them so they are finely minced

Heat oil in a wok

Add cinnamon and fennel

Add in onions and chillies

season with some salt and sugar

saute them for a min

Add in ginger and garlic paste

Add some spice powders

saute for 30 sec

add in frozen peas

tomato ketchup

mix well

pour in water

bring it to boil

add minced soya

mix well

add in lots of coriander leaves



  1. Hello arathi i tried your recipe today morning it came out awesome.
    thanks a lot for sharing it.I am a very big fan of your cooking. thanks again

  2. Tat was fantastic....ive ady tried it fr today...

  3. I tried it came out well. but
    i stuffed in chapati

  4. revathy palaniappanJanuary 19, 2015 at 11:44 PM

    Hi aarthi hats off to your work. i tried many receipes from ur blog...all r came out very well..every day night used to read ur blog for next day cooking....thanks a lot for your effort..god bless u

  5. Thank you very much the beautiful recipes. You changed our cooking life.

  6. Hi how do I cook the soya salt n water?do I need to pressure cook as I wld be making for the first time.

  7. @Anonymouscheck this link, to see how to cook soya chunks

  8. Aarthi... I tried it twice.. if want to taste nonveg, this dish serves d purpose.. superb

  9. Hi aarthi I don't know about this soya chunk I'm hearing it for the first time instead of the soya chunk can I take beef minced because I'm a non veg I will be very glad if u reply me thanks! !!

  10. @AYESHA BEGUMyes u can use beef mince or chicken mince


  11. Beautiful photograph, looks like a professional! Congratulations on your guest post and delicious dish. Your recipe is simple, has all the good flavors that I like and is the kind of dish that I would like to make at home:-)
    chowringhee satya niketan

  12. Sounds yummy ! I definitely intend to try it out ASAP. Will let U know how it turned out.

  13. Hi Aarthi…I tried this recipe last came out really well….too good….loved it ..Thanks!!

  14. Hi Aarthi...
    I tried to make this last Sunday.... and its taste amazing said by my wife...
    thanks for sharing so simple but wonderful tasty recipe.... thanks again...

  15. This is my first comment on any blog ever !! I was so bored of cooking my regular stuff. That is when I came across this site. This was the first recipe I tried from your blog and I must say it turned out really well.. The best part about your recipes is it is simple to cook :)

    I am looking forward to trying more of your recipes.. You are doing a great job !!


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