How to make Soya Matar Bhurji?

Category : COOKING Author : shaloo walia Date : Sun Mar 04 2018 Views : 11

Soya is high in protein and is said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol and regulate the bowels. My son loves to eat soya due to its protein content. (He goes to gym everyday and is very particular about his calories & protein intake). Soya matar bhurji is a delicious way to eat soya and is very easy & quick to make. Soya matar bhurji is basically soya nuggets cooked with green peas and spices. 


  • Soya Nuggets (soaked and drained) 1 cup
  • Green Peas 1 cup
  • Cooking Oil 4 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger finely chopped 1/4 tablespoon (You can also use ginger paste)
  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2
  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium
  • Garlic finely chopped /2 tablespoon
  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small (optional)
  • Tomato finely chopped 2-3
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder (dhania powder) 1/2 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder roasted (jeera powder) 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander sprigs finely chopped 5-6
  • Tomato flower (for garnishing)
  • Fresh red chilli flower (for garnishing)
  • Thin strips of ginger (for garnishing)


1. Heat cooking oil in a non-stick pan or kadai. Add jeera (cumin seeds) and when jeera begins to change color, then add garlic and saute for two minutes. Then add ginger, green chillies & finely chopped onions. Sauté till the onions turn translucent. Add chopped capsicum and tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 7-8 minutes.

2. In the pan, add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt according to taste. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add soya nuggets and green peas in the pan and mix well. Cook it till the soya nuggets and green peas are done.

3. Add finely chopped coriander leaves to the pan and mix well. The bhurji is ready.

4. Transfer the bhurji into a serving dish. Garnish using a tomato flower, red chilli flower and ginger strips. Serve hot with roti or naan.

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