Cauliflower-Soya Chunks Masala (Gobi-soya Masala)

Soy is high in Proteins and it is a good substitute for meat and contains no fat..This is a healthy and  spicy dry curry for rotis or rice.

Soya -Cauliflower Masala


  1. Cauliflower(medium,cut into florets) – 1 cup
  2. Soya chunks – 1/2 cup
  3. Onion(chopped) – 2
  4. Ginger –Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
  5. Green Chilly – 2
  6. Kashmiri Red chilly powder- 2 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  8. Coriander pwoder –1/2 tsp
  9. Tomato(chopped) – 1
  10. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. Cumin seeds(jeerakam) –1/4 tsp
  12. Cloves – 2
  13. Bay leaf –1
  14. Cinnamon stick – 1/2” piece
  15. Cardamom – 2
  16. salt
  17. Coriander leaves
  18. Oil

Soya -Gobhi Masala (2)



  1. Soak soy chunks in warm water for 10 minutes and squeeze out the excess water.
  2. Chop cauliflower into florets and immerse in warm water(add a pinch of turmeric to the warm water) for 2-3 minutes to get rid of germs.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds,cloves,bay leaf,cardamom and cinnamon stick.Let it splutter and once the aroma of fried jeera comes,add chopped onions,ginger-garlic paste  and saute till onion turns golden brown
  4. Add chopped green chilly,chopped tomatoes to it and once tomatoes are soft,add red chilly powder,pepper powder , turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  5. Mix well and once the oil starts to leave the pan,add soy chunks and cauliflower florets.Add salt to it and Stir well.
  6. Add 1/2 cup of water to it.Cover and cook for 5-8 minutes till  veggies are cooked well.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  8. Serve with rice or Roti

I am sending this to Veggie/ Fruit a Month Event for September- Cauliflower hosted by Priya and Tiffin Carrier Antiques.



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5 Responses

  1. Shri says:

    Looks delicious and another one of the combinations our mother’s used to make!

  2. Deepa says:

    Lovely curry with cauliflour and soya chunks. Awesome preparation. Simply a masterpiece.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. shwetha says:

    Thank for such a good recipe. Will try this soon.I am a blogger.My blog name is ‘ DASHAMI’S COLLECTION ‘. Visit my blog, do comment if u like any of the recipes and click ‘ Follow ‘ to get more updates.I will b happy if u add my blog in the blog list.

  4. Yum – this looks delicious. I love cauliflower – can’t wait to try this dish.
    Sue 🙂

  5. Rathi Pratuish says:

    I cooked this dish today following the recipe given. It came out really well. Let me know if there are more soy recipes, as I like soy very much.

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