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Soya kheema pav
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Soya Kheema pav bhaji recipe

Mumbai street style pav bhaji with Soya kheema
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Mumbai street style food
Servings: 6 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 2 cups Soya chunks
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 onion
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ¼ cup capsicum
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp pavbhaji masala
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt as needed
  • Coriander leaves to garnish


  • In a saucepan boil water and add 2 cups of soya chunks.
  • Add 1 tbsp of milk. Milk helps to remove the odor of the soya chunks.
  • Boil for 2 minutes and switch off the flame.
  • Drain the water completely.
  • Squeeze out well and pulse it in a mixie
  • This came around 2.5 cups of soya granules.
  • So if you are using soya granules, take 2.5 cups and boil in water and drain it.
  • Proceed with the recipe.
  • In a pan add butter and oil.
  • Add finely chopped onions and saute till it becomes translucent.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste to this and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Now add in the salt and mix well.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes.
  • Mix and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add in the red chili powder, pav bhaji masala, and salt.
  • Mix well and add finely chopped capsicum.
  • Saute this and cook for few minutes till the raw smell of the powder goes off.
  • Add the pulsed soya chunks to this now.
  • Mix well and add 1 cup of water.
  • Let this cook for 20 minutes on a low flame.
  • Stir this well in between.
  • Once the oil separates, switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Soy kheema bhaji is ready.



  1. You can add ¼ cup of frozen green peas along with the pulsed soya chunks. 2. Add 1 tbsp of butter on the top to enhance the taste of the Soya kheema pav bhaji.