Soy Kheema


  • 1 cup soy granules, boiled and drained
  • 100 gm green peas
  • 2 unpeeled, cubed and steamed potatoes (optional)
  • 2 large onions chopped
  • 2 small pieces cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 red chilly
  • 5 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp jeera powder
  • 1 ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder (optional)
  • coriander leaves for garnish
  • salt to taste


Heat a pan, add the cardamom and star anise and roast over a slow flame. Add the onions and slow fry till pink. Add the red chilly and garlic and fry a bit. Add the powders and mix well. Add the green peas/potatoes and fry. Add the granules, mix well. Add enough water to cover the kheema, bring to a boil and add salt. Lower the flame till the water is absorbed and then cook it on a medium flame till dry.

Serves 3-4