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Chili Soya Nuggets

Soya nuggets are a rich source of protein and are considered meat analog for vegetarians. Chili Soya Nugget is my attempt to reach out to my vegetarian followers and present something different from our regular daily cuisines. It is very easy to make and does not take much time. I hope you will like this recipe.

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Prep. time: 15 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serve: 2


  • Soya chunks (soya nuggets): 1 cups
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  • Red Chili powder: ½ tsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp or as per your taste
  • Water: 3 cups
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Onion: 1 (small size)
  • Capsicum (Bell pepper): 1 (I used 3 different colors of bell pepper, but it’s totally optional)
  • Green chili: 1 or as per your taste
  • Garlic: 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger: 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Tomato sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Sriracha hot chili sauce: 2 tsp or as per your taste
  • Worcestershire sauce or Soy sauce: 2tbsp
  • Cornstarch: 1 tbsp
  • Cilantro (coriander) or Scallions (onion leaves): for garnish
Chili Soya Nuggets

Let’s begin:

Step 1: Boil and Sauté soya nuggets

  • Take 3 cups of water and completely immerse 1 cups of soya nuggets in it.
  • Add a pinch of salt and boil it for 7-8 minutes.
  • After boiling it for 7-8 minutes, soya nuggets should be soft and spongy.
  • Remove from heat and rinse well in cold water. Press firmly to remove extra water.
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder, and red chili powder on the firmly pressed soya nuggets.
  • Mix them very well.
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • In a heated pan, add a spoon full of oil and soya nuggets.
  • Saute them for 5-6 minutes on medium heat.
Chili Soya Nuggets

Step 2: Make the sauce

  • Take Capsicum, onion, and chili. Cut into square pieces. (I have used colorful bell pepper)
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • In a heated pan, add ginger and garlic. Stir them for 30 seconds.
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • Now add onion, bell pepper, and a pinch of salt. Stir them and let them cook for 7 to 8 minutes on medium heat and remember to stir every 1 minute.
  • When capsicum is half cooked add all the sauces (soy, tomato, and sriracha hot chili) mix them well and cover it for about 1 min on low heat.
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • Now add the cornstarch to make the curry thicken.
  • First, mix the cornstarch with ½ cup of cold water.
  • Then add in the sauce, mix then and cook it for another 2 minutes for the low flame.
  • Now add sautéed soya nuggets.
  • Mix well and cover it for about 5 minutes on low heat (don’t forget to stir in between).
  • Remove from heat and garnish with chopped cilantro leaves or Scallions (green onions leaves) and sesame seeds.
Chili Soya Nuggets
  • Serve Chili Soya Nuggets with Roti/Paratha/Puri.
Chili Soya Nuggets


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