Keema masala, perfect side dish for vegetarian lovers.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins


  • Soya chunks : 3 cups
  • Onion: 1 large finely chopped
  • Green chillies: 2 slit
  • Curry leaves: few
  • Ginger: 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Garlic: 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Frozen peas: 1/2cup
  • Coriander leaves: few chopped
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala: 1 tsp
  • Tomato sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Fennel seeds: 1/2tsp
  • Vegetable oil: 1 tbsp


  • Soak soya chunks in lukewarm water for 5 to 10 mins. Drain well .
  • Now coarsely grind the soya chunks to make it into keema.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add fennel seeds, let it splutter.
  • Add ginger , garlic and curry leaves.
  • Add onions and saute till it becomes light brown .
  • Add frozen peas and salt and saute for a minute.
  • Add all dry spice powders and add little water just to blend the masalas well.
  • Add tomato sauce and mix.
  • Now add soya chunks and mix well.
  • Check for salt and toss well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.


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