Chickpea Soya Curry with step by step pictures – A protein rich dish featuring a healthy mixture of chickpea, soya granules, onion, tomato and few basic masalas which are easily available in your pantry.

It is simple, quick and easy recipe to be perfectly paired with steamed rice, ghee rice, jeera rice or any Indian flatbread like poori, chapathi, roti, parantha, dosa etc. It is a perfect curry to be made easily at home and enjoy it like a restaurant style curry.

Chickpea soya curry is a perfect vegetarian dish packed with nutrients. Both carnivores and vegetarians will enjoy this dish. It is not too spicy and a super delicious curry. It has a good balance of spiciness, taste and flavor.

As you all may be knowing the benefits of chickpea & soya and how important are those in our daily diet; this is no doubt a healthy dish with power pack nutritional benefits. This is a perfect vegetarian diet that that gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life.

I am a hard core non-vegetarian and I rarely cook vegetarian dishes. But when I have to cook something vegetarian or in mood of having some vegetarian dish, this chickpea is one of the option. I often cook the kala channa (Bengal gram) masala or even love the raw salad and chaat of it. So this chickpea is a regular in my kitchen. I will try to blog those recipes very soon here.

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All of the above recipes are super easy to prepare, ready in no time, and will never disappoint you.

I only hope that you’ll try this easy healthy recipe. Please do read the recipe and share your thoughts about the recipe with me here.

Lets jump to the recipe and see how to make this easy chickpea soya curry home with step by step pictures instructions.

Preparation time : 4-5 hours
Cooking time : 25 mins
Serves : 3-4

Ingredients :

2 tbsp Oil
1 Cup Chickpea / Kabuli Chana
1 Cup Soya granules
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 bay leaf
2 medium Onion chopped
1 Green Chilly slit
1 sprig Curry leaves
1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
1 large Tomato chopped
1 tbsp Kashmiri red chilly powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Fennel powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
1/4 tsp Crushed pepper
A pinch Asafodita/ Hing
Few Coriander leaves chopped
Salt to taste
Water as required

Method :

Wash the chickpea 2-3 times and soak them overnight or atleast 4-6 hours. Drain the water and pressure cook them with some water and salt for 3-4 whistles. Be careful not to turn them mushy but just soft. Once pressure released drain and keep aside. Reserved the water for the curry.

Wash the soya granules well. Take warm water, add the washed soya chunks, cover and keep aside till further use. Just before adding to the curry drain thr water and squeeze off the water nicely.

Heat oil in a pot. Add cumin seeds and bay leaf and let the seeds crackle.

Add in the chopped onions, curry leaves and green chilly, saute till onion turns soft.

Add in the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes away and onion starts to brown.

Add in the chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns mushy.

Add in the masala powders – kashmiri chilly, turmeric, cumin, corainder, fennel, Garam masala, crushed pepper, asafodita and saute for a min.

Add in the drained cooked chickpea, soya chunks, salt to taste, mix well with the masala and cook for about 5 mins.

Add in water as requirrd and cook for 10-12 mins. Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirements and add chopped coriander leaves and take off the heat.

Well, if you make this chickpea soya curry, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or snap a photo and tag Akum Raj Jamir on Facebook and akumrajjamir on Instagram with hashtag #atmykitchen. I would love to see your creations.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

Love Akum


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About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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