Soya chunk pepper fry

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Soya chunks / soya nuggets / meal maker pepper fry is a spicy stir fry prepared with soya chunks and other spices. Soya chunk is one of my favorite ingredients, as it has a unique taste and has a number of health benefits. You may serve this with hot rice and sambar.

Soya chunk pepper fry


Serves 4 to 5

      • 2 cups – Soya chunk cooked (how to cook soya chunk)
      • 1 no – Onion (sliced lengthwise)
      • 1/2 no – Tomato (chopped)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger garlic paste
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric power
      • 1/2 tsp – Red chilli powder / sambar powder
      • 1 tsp – Pepper powder
      • 1 tsp – Coriander powder / dhania powder
      • 1/4 tsp – Garam masala powder
      • 10 nos – Fresh curry leaves
      • Coriander leaves for garnishing
      • Salt to taste


      • 1 tbsp – Sesame oil / gingelly oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds / kaduku
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram / ulunthu
      • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds / jeera
      • 1/4 tsp – Fennel seeds / sombu
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida / hing

Soya chunk pepper fry

Preparation method:

  1. Chop cooked soya chunks into bite size piece (refer picture) and set it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasonings. Add chopped onion, ginger garlic paste and required salt, saute until translucent.
  3. Next add chopped tomato and saute until mushy. Followed by turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder, saute until raw smell goes.
  4. Add chopped soya chunk, mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Then add pepper powder and fresh curry leaves, mix well and cook until soya chunk absorbs all the masala.
  5. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and check for salt, if needed add more. Switch off the stove and serve hot with rice and any curry of your choice.

Soya chunk pepper fry

Soya chunk pepper fry


Soya chunk pepper fry


  1. A very tasty and healthy fry...Looks totally YUM!

  2. Healthy & Tasty fry! Nice combo for curd rice!


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