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Chilli nutrela ( soya chunks)

Sarika Singh
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chilli nutrela ( soya chunks) RECIPE

Now a days everyone is just mad over Chinese cuisine, but as we are Indians and love to give every thing a Desi touch, today i am having a very tempting and quick Indo Chinese recipe.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Fusion
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 1/2 cup soya chunks ( nutrela)
  2. 1 cup mixed colored capsicum, sliced
  3. 2 spring onions, cut in 1 inch long pieces
  4. 1 medium onion, thickly sliced 
  5. 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  6. 1-2 green chilies, finely chopped
  7. 1 tbsp + 1 tsp corn flour
  8. 2 +2 tsp chilli garlic sauce
  9. 2 tsp soya sauce
  10. 1/2 +1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  11. 1 tsp vinegar
  12. Salt to taste
  13. oil


  1. First of all soak soya chunks in hot water till it doubles in size. Now squeeze it and wash with tap water, twice or thrice , squeezing every time to get rid of its smell. Now add 1 tbsp corn flour, 2 tsp chilli garlic sauce, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and some salt, mix well and keep aside for 10-15 mins for marination.
  2. Now heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick wok and saute soya chunks on medium heat stirring occasionally till they become nice golden and crisp. Keep aside for later use.
  3. Now heat 2 tsp oil in the same wok and add chopped garlic and chilies, let it be golden then add chopped onions . Fry till onions become little golden. Add capsicum, sliced onions and spring onion, saute for 2-3 mins on medium flame.
  4.  Now mix 1 tsp corn flour, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, 2 tsp chilli garlic sauce, soya sauce and vinegar in 1/4 cup water( you can adjust these as per your taste preference) . Add this to wok slowly, stirring constantly .
  5.  Let it boil and add salt and fried soya chunks to it. Mix well and cook for another 2 mins , till every thing is well coated with sauce.
  6.  Now switch off the flame and garnish with spring onions. 
  7. If serving for tea time snacks then serve immediately to have it crunchy and crispy. Otherwise serve with roti / paratha/ poori in lunch or dinner. It can be a perfect for your party side dish and lunch box option too,
  8. It's very simple yet delicious treat that can be prepared in jiffy , even if you have some unexpected guest at your home and want to serve them something special, delicious yet quick.

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Anmol Batra
Anmol Batra   Aug-08-2017

Tasty as well as healthy.

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