Saturday, 8 September 2012

Chilli Soya Chunks

Enjoy authentic chinese flavour with healthy soya chunks from this recipe.


1 cup uncooked Soya Chunks
1 large tomato, pureed
1 onion, chopped into rough squares
1 small capsicum, cut into squares
2 green chillies, chopped
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
5 dry red chillies (adjust to taste)
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp oil
A pinch ajinomoto (optional)
Spring onions for garnishing
Salt to taste


  • Boil about 4 cups of water with 1/2 tsp salt and add soya chunks to it. Turn off flame, cover with lid and soak for half an hour.
  • Heat up oil in a wok/pan and add the dry red chillies. To this, add the onions, ginger-garlic paste, capsicum and green chillies.
  • Fry for 2-3 min on medium heat until the onions get transparent.
  • Drain the soaked chunks well and reserve the water.
  • Squeeze them gently to remove excess water.
  • Add soya chunks and salt to the wok, and toss well, cook for about 5 mins and until well combined.
  • In the reserved water (add more water to make it 1.5 cups), mix the soya sauce, pureed tomato and tomato sauce.
  • Add this mixture with soya chunks. Mix well on high for 30 seconds and then turn the flame to low. Add a pinch of ajinomoto and cook for 5 -7 min.
  • Garnish with the spring onions and serve hot with Fried Rice.


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