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Vegan Seitan Cilantro Masala

Vegan Seitan Cilantro Masala is a delectable and flavorful entree with a medley of Indian spices and vegan protein. It’s a great substitute for coriander chicken as well.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword cilantro masala, seitan curry Indian, seitan curry recipe, seitan recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 243kcal
Author Gunjan


For cilantro masala

  • 1 Roma tomato
  • 1 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 cup water


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 8 oz pack of cubed seitan
  • 1/2 tsp salt or as per taste


  • In a blender combine tomato, cilantro, cumin seeds, garlic, ginger and ¼ cup water. Blend it smooth and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan and saute onion until brown.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, chili powder and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add seitan. Saute and cook covered for 2-3 minutes.
  • Fold in the blended cilantro chutney, add salt and the rest of water. Mix and cook covered for 5 minutes.
  • Turn of the flame and serve warm with steamed rice/quinoa or naan.



  • Seitan is available in wholefoods. You may use your own homemade one as well.
  • Incase Seitan in not available you may use soy curls for this recipe. 


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg