How to make High Protein Veg Qeema

Soya Qeema Matar is a delicious vegetarian qeema recipe made with soya and peas and masalas like red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala . This is a superb variant of non veg qeema recipe. Soya chunks are also called as nutri nuggets . You can make curries, pulao and other snacks using soya granules .

This easy to make recipe can be packed for lunch. It makes a great side and goes well with both roti and rice.

You can also try our CHICKEN QEEMA RECIPE


  • 1 cup Soy Chunks (Nuggets) , soaked in hot water for 30 min
  • One Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red Chilli powder , you can use as per taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Chopped Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Soya Qeema Matar Recipe

  1. For making the Soya Qeema Matar, soak soya granules or if you are using chunks in hot water for half an hour.
  2. Once soaked, drain soya granules, squeeze the water out slightly from the soya granules and pulse in a mixer grinder once or twice to get a coarse Qeema texture of the soya granules.
  3. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a Pan. Add finely chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chilies and cook till onions turn soft.
  4. Now add Green peas and cover the lid and cook them for 10-15 mins.
  5. Add in the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt, mix well cook for about 15 seconds.
  6. Add soya granules mix well, simmer and let it cook for 10 minutes in its own juices. Check the salt and spices and adjust according to taste.
  7. Turn off heat, garnish the Soya Qeema Matar with coriander leaves and transfer to as serving bowl and serve hot.
  8. Serve Soya Qeema Matar with Paratha or Roti, Rice and Boondi Raita a perfect meal.


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