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soya bean dry curry
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Soya bean dry curry recipe

Soya bean dry curry, such a healthy and tasty dish made with flavorful spicy masala. With step by step pictures, a must try recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Soaking time10 hrs
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • ½ cup Dried soya bean - ½ cup
  • 1 Onion - 1
  • teaspoon Turmeric - ⅛ teaspoon
  • Salt - as needed
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut oil

To grind coarsely

  • 3 tablespoon Coconut grated
  • 1.5 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Red chilli
  • 2 Cloves Garlic small variety
  • ¼ cup Water

To temper

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard
  • Curry leaves - a sprig


  • Wash and soak the soya bean over night.
  • Next day, drain water and pressure cook with salt and little water (¼ cup). If you don't add salt, then the bean will get over cooked and get mushy.
  • Grind the items given under the table ‘To grind’ to a coarse paste and keep a side.
  • Heat a pan with oil and temper with the items given under ‘to temper’ table.
  • Add chopped onion and fry till transparent. Tip in the cooked soya beans.
  • Add turmeric and the ground paste and add ¼ cup water and mix well.
  • Cook for 6-8 minutes or until the water evaporates and the masala starts browning.
  • Add a teaspoon of coconut oil for an extra flavor!


  • You can also try making the simple way like we do other sundals too..
  • This masala we grind is very very flavorful, while you grind you can smell it ,the whole house would smell while you make this curry!