Monday, February 18, 2013

Malai Soya Chaap

Just while window shopping in Modern Bazaar in DLF Phase 1 Gurgaon I saw these lovely chaaps and bought li’l quantity to try out first… yes there are n number of ways to prepare this awesome thing but I choose to make malai chaap as earlier I bought fresh cream to make sour cream so thought  that can be used in this preparation as well…  and the result was quiet gud..

This quantity will serve 2 ppl…



Soya Chaap: 250 gms or 5 pieces
Onion: 1 Small
Tomato: 2 Small
Oil: 2-3 Tbsp
Butter: 1 Tsp
Cumin Seeds: a pinch
Cashew nuts: 4-5
Sugar: 2 Tsp
Salt: To Taste
Red chilly pwder: To Taste
Coriander Powder: 1 Tbsp
Garam Masala: 1/4 Tsp
Aamchur(Dry mango pwder): 1/4 Tsp
Kasoori Methi(Dry fenugreek Leaves): 1 Tbsp
Water: 1 – 1 1/2 Cup
Fresh Cream: 2-3 Tbsp



  • Soak soya chaaps in hot slated water for 10-15 mins…
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  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds once it crackles add roughly chopped onions and cook till light brown.
  • Then add cashew nuts and fry along with onions 2-3 mins..
  • Add roughly chopped tomatoes mix well then add all the spices & cook till oil separates..
  • Let it cool down first then grind it to a fine paste…
  • Heat butter in a pan and add the ground paste, water & sugar…
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  • Cook it for 15 mins or till the bubbles on the sauce turns into oil droplets…
  • Add soya chaaps…
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  • Cook for another 7-8 mins till soya chaaps absorbs all the flavours of gravy..
  • Switch off the flame let it cool down little bit then add cream & cook again for 2-3 mins..
  • Serve hot with Roti, Naan or Paranthas…. 
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  2. i like tawa chaap so plz try it or tell us


  3. Looks so delicious.. am going to try this out for sure. Thank you for sharing this wonderful creation.. :))
    chowringhee kathi roll

    1. Sure do let me know if you like it..

  4. Are these frozen soya chaap?
    i bought dry soya chaap from big bazar and cooked them in boiling water for around 20 minutes bt they didnt turn soft.
    how to prepare dry soya chaap stick for cooking