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Chilli Soyabean

Chilli Soya Recipe | Chilli Soyabean | Soya Chilli

Abhijit Dey
It is one of the famous Indo-Chinese dishes called chilli soyabean. It’s so simple and the taste is just fabulous. Try it today. You get the step-by-step video guide here.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 350 kcal


  • 100 grams Soya Chunks
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri Chili Powder
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Refined Flour
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 tsp Soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp Garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp Onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup Capsicum cubed
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • ½ cup Onion wedges
  • 1 tbsp Spring Onion for garnishing
  • cup Tomato wedges
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 500 grams Refined oil


Boil the Soya Chunks

  • Heat a saucepan well. Then add the dry soya chunks along with enough water for a boil.
  • Let them cook for a few minutes. When you see the water comes to a boil and the soybeans are softened, turn off the gas and strain the excessive water.

Chop the vegetables

  • Till the soaked soyabeans become cool we can finish the vegetable chopping process.

Prepare the Soya chunks marination

  • Take the soaked soya chunks into a bowl.
  • Add ½ tsp of salt, ½ tsp of turmeric powder, ½ tsp of deggi mirch powder, 2 tbsp of yogurt, 2 tbsp of refined flour, 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste, 2 tsp of soya sauce, and mix them well.

Fry the Soya Chunks

  • Heat a pan with enough oil for deep frying the soya chunks.
  • Add the marinated soya chunks one by one into the oil.
  • Wait till the soya chunks turn golden brown.
  • Heat another frying pan with 2 tbsp of refined oil.
  • Add 1 tbsp of chopped garlic and fry a little.
  • Add 2 tbsp of finely chopped onion and fry a little more.
  • Now add capsicum and fry a little.
  • Add onion wedges, 1/2 tomato wedges and fry it also a little more.
  • Add 1/2 tsp of salt.
  • Add 1/2 tbsp of sugar to balance the raw taste.
  • Add 1 tbsp of chilli sauce, 1 tbsp of tomato sauce, 1 tbsp of dark soya sauce, and cook them continuously at high heat.
  • Add cornflour water (cornflour : water = 1:2) and mix well. This cornflour water helps to make the gravy thicker.
  • Now add 2 cups of water for gravy. You can adjust the volume as per your need.
  • Let the gravy comes to a boil. Now add 1/2 tsp of vinegar.
  • Now add all the fried soya chunks one by one into the gravy and mix them well but gently.
  • Now add few more onion wedges to enhance the crunchiness of this chili soya. Also, add 1 tsp of chopped green chilli and mix them a little.
  • Your Soya chilli is ready to serve.



Calories: 350kcal
Keyword Chilli Soya, Chilli Soya Chunks, Chilli Soya Nuggets, Chilli Soyabean, Soya Chilli, Soya Manchurian, Soyabean Chilli
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