Soya Fried Rice

Soya Fried Rice is an easy and healthy fried rice which is made with an extra topping of soya chunks. It is an ideal lunch box or dinner recipe generally served with manchurian gravy. 

Now, let me share a few tips and suggestions to make soya fried rice. First, make sure to boil the soya chunks really well or else you may have difficulty in digestion. Second, addition of vegetables is completely up to you and you may add in any vegetables of your choice to make it more healthy. Third, use dry and moisture less or leftover rice for making soya fried rice. Finally, soya fried rice tastes great when it is prepared slightly spicy. You can even stir fry the rice on high flame to get a street burnt flavor. 

Servings:- 2-3 servings

Course:- Rice

Cuisine:- Lunch, Street Food


For Frying Soya:

3 cup water

1/2 tsp salt, for boiling

1/2 cup soya chunks

1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1/4 tsp salt

2 tbsp oil

For Fried Rice:

2 tbsp oil

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 green chilli, slit

1/2 onion, finely chopped

1/2 carrot, finely chopped

2-3 tbsp cabbage, finely chopped

1/2 capsicum, finely chopped

1 tbsp chilli sauce

2 tbsp vinegar

2 tbsp soya sauce

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

1 tsp salt

2 cup cooked rice


1. Firstly, in a saucepan boil 3 cup water with 1/2 tsp salt. Once the water comes to a boil, add 1/2 cup soya chunks and boil them for 5-7 mins. 

2. Drain off the soya chunks and squeeze slightly. Transfer the squeezed soya chunks to a small bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder and salt to it and mix them well. Marinate them well for 30 mins. 

3. Now, in a kadai, heat 2 tbsp oil and add in the marinated soya. Fry them till they turn crisp. Keep the fried soya aside. 

4. Next, in the same kadai, heat 2 tbsp oil and fry garlic and green chilli. Further add the chopped onions and saute them on high flame. 

5. Further add the finely chopped carrot, cabbage and capsicum. Saute them on high flame without overcooking the vegetables. 

6. Next, add chilli sauce, vinegar, soya sauce, black pepper powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Mix them well making sure that the sauces are well combined. 

7. Now, add the fried soya and stir fry them making sure that the sauce has been coated uniformly. Next, add the cooked rice and 1/2 tsp salt. Mix them well making sure that everything is well combined. 

8. Finally, serve and enjoy soya fried rice with manchurian.