Soya Masoor Paratha

Soy protein is a good substitute for animal products because, unlike some other beans, soy offers a 'complete' protein. Soy protein products can replace animal-based foods—which also have complete proteins but tend to contain more fat, especially saturated fat.

Stuffed soya masoor paratha, tastes exactly like the kheema parathas usually prepared with meat. As this parathas are stuffed with spice and are wholesome, this is a complete meal for your dinner with your choice of dip or sauce. This are perfect even for vegans or vegetarians.  We loved  these protein packed soya masoor paratha very much, we had this parathas  for our dinner with sauce and a katori of curds.

2 Cups Soya – soaked in milk for at least 2 hour
2 Cups Masoor - sprouted
1 Onions - large - chopped finely
1 Teaspoon Garlic - chopped finely
1 Teaspoon Red chilly powder
1 Teaspoon Garam masala powder
1 Teaspoon Coriander seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Cumin seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Fennel seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Ajwain seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
Salt to taste
1 Tablespoon Oil
Few chopped coriander leaves

For Paratha

3 cups Wheat flour
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Water as required to knead dough

In a pan, dry roast fennel, coriander, cumin and ajwain seeds lightly and grind them to a fine powder.

I used soya chunks,  squeezed the milk and ground them in mixer to a make kheema.

In a pressure cooker wash the masoor, add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup water and cook on high flame for a whistle.

Heat the oil, immediately add the garlic, onions saute until the light pink. Then add the soya, saute for 2 minutes. Add the masoor and the water in which it is cooked, add all the spices, salt and sugar and cook on high flame till absolutely dry. Switch off the flame and add the coriander. Keep this to cool.

For the paratha
Mix all the ingredients for paratha, 
add water as needed,  knead into  a soft and smooth dough.  Keep aside for half an hour. Make 7 balls.

Roll the dough into a large circle, place 3 - 4 tablespoon of the filling.

Fold the edges of the dough, into a square, dust with enough flour and roll the dough into a thick paratha (see pic).

Heat a tawa, drop gently the paratha,drizzle few drops of ghee, cook the paratha until they get well cooked on both sides till brown spot appear on slow flame.

With loads of nutritional values,these soya granules suits prefect to add ton of proteins in your daily diet. So go ahead prepare these and enjoy warm with your choice of dip.

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Labels: Paratha, Soya, Masoor dal, Healthy, Main course,Vegan, Blogging Marathon
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. Healthy & tasty soya parathas.

  2. Very interesting Parathas and an unusual combo.

  3. I am a fan of soya and the parathas sound great to me

  4. Interesting recipe and i love the square shaped parathas.

  5. What a healthy dish! Looks yummy.. Nicely done.

  6. great recipe for vegetarian days for us..also a very healthy, tasty combo..

  7. I am sure that stuffing must have made it taste so good..

  8. i Love soya chikka, it is healthy as well as tasty that give us taste like chicken.