Soya Nuggets Ka Salan

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Soya Nuggets Ka Salan


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 3
  • 1 cup of soya nuggets

  • 3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut

  • 1 tbsp. sesame seeds

  • 2 tbsp. roasted peanuts

  • 2-3 tbsp. oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1-2 sprig curry leaves

  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp. roasted coriander powder

  • 1 tsp. roasted cumin powder

  • 2 tbsp. red chili powder

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp. tamarind paste

  • 2 tbsp. mint leaves, chopped

  • 1-2 fresh chilies, chopped

  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped


  • Dry roast the coconut and sesame seeds till golden in colour. Set aside to cool. Then grind along with the peanuts into a fine powder.
  • Soak the soya nuggets in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Then squeeze out the water and keep aside. Make a paste with ginger-garlic paste, all the remaining powdered spices and some water. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the onion and curry leaves till light brown. Now add the prepared spice paste and fry till the oil separates.
  • Add the ground coconut powder and saute on a low flame till well combined. Add some water, tamarind paste, the drained soya nuggets, mint leaves and the fresh chilies.
  • Cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes or till the gravy slightly thickens. When done, switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Give it a stir and serve with any form of rice preparation or Indian bread.