Soya Palak (Soyabean Spinach)

Soya Palak

Soya Palak

A tasty dish, high in protein and rich in iron!


Soyabean-2 cups
Spinach-1 bunch
Onion-1 medium size
Tomato-1 small
Garlic-2 nos.
Ginger-1 inch
Black pepper-4 nos.
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Oil-2 tbsp
Coriander powder-1 tbsp
Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Salt-to taste


-> Boil soyabean in salted water, strain.
-> Blanch spinach in salted water.
-> Now make a paste of onion, garlic, ginger, black pepper(say paste 1).
-> And another paste of blanched spinach and tomato(say paste 2).
-> Heat up oil in a wok.
-> Add cumin seeds, when it starts crackling, add paste 1, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and chilli powder. Fry till it leaves oil.
-> Now add paste 2, salt and garam masala. Fry for 2 minutes.
-> Add water and add the squeezed soybean(make sure all water is drained out of the soybean, else they will taste watery plus the gravy will not enter into them).
-> Put the lid and let it cook for another 5-7 minutes.
-> Switch off the stove and add 2 tbsp of beaten cream to it.

Serve hot with roti or rice 🙂