This Soya nugget pops have a chewy bite inside and make a perfect guilt free snack recipe.

Time: 40 minutes


  • Soya Chunks soaked 1 cup
  • Refined FLour 2½ teaspoon
  • Red chilli sauce 4 teaspoon
  • Vinegar 2½ teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2tbsps + f
  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups
  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 cup
  • Soda bicarbonate ½ teaspoon
  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies finely chopped 2
  • Red chilli paste 2 teaspoon
  • Red capsicum strips for garnis
  • Yellow capsicum strips for garnis
  • Spring onion green strips for garnish


  • Squeeze extra water from soya chunks and place in a bowl. Add 1½ tspssoy sauce, 2 tsps red chilli sauce, 1 tsp vinegar and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15
  • minutes.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai
  • Put refined flour, cornstarch and soda in another bowl. Add 1 cup water and whisk well into a thick batter. Add salt and 1 tbsp oil and whisk again.
  • Dip marinated soya chunks in the batter, slide into hot oil and deep-fry for 2-3 minutes. Drain on absorbent paper
  • Reheat theoil in the kadai.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Re-fry soya pops in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Add green chillies to the pan, mix and sauté for a minute. Add red chilli paste, remaining red chilli sauce, remaining soy sauce, remaining vinegar and salt, mix well and sauté for a minute.
  • Add fried soya pops and toss. Let it get heated through.
  • Transfer the pops onto a serving plate, garnish with red and yellow capsicum strips and spring onion green flower and serve hot.