Soya is a best plant based protein food. Soya chunk kebab is nutritious and tasty recipe which would be perfect vegetarian starter or you can serve in breakfast too. Instead of using all purpose flour or breadcrumbs i replaced it with chana sattu to make it more nutritious and flavorful. Good for kids, pregnant & lactating mother and for anemic people. It’s a hit in my kitchen, kids loved it!!
- Soya Chunk is an excellent source of protein. It is also said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, regulate the bowels and relieve constipation.
- It is a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, minerals namely- manganese, iron, calcium, and magnesium and also are the only legume that provide ample amount of omega-3 fatty acid.
- Chana sattu is rich in protein, fiber, calcium, iron, manganese and magnesium, Sattu also regulates your blood pressure. The high fiber in the roasted gram flour is great for those suffering from high cholesterol.
- So this combination is really a hit & also contains almost all the essential nutrients required to meet the daily nutritional needs.
Ingredients No. of serves 6
Soya chunks 50 gm
Chana sattu 30 gm
Chopped onion 50 gm
Boiled potato 50 gm
Chopped coriander leaves 2 tsp
Chopped Green chilli 1 tsp
Grated ginger 1 tsp
Chaat masala ½ tsp
Salt as per taste
Chilli flakes ¼ tsp
Sabut Jeera 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
Sabut Dhaniya 1 tsp
Garam masala ½ tsp
Mustard oil 2 tsp
Desi ghee 4 tsp
- Wash and soak, soya chunks for 1/2hr in water, then grind to form a coarse mixture.
- Transfer soya mixture in a mixing bowl, add all ingredients except desi ghee.
- Combine & mix all ingredients. Make equal size patties, keep in refrigerator for 15-20 min
- Heat desi ghee in non-stick griddle or frying pan, shallow fry on low to medium flame. Cook evenly from both the sides.
- Serve garnished with onion rings and lemon wedges, accompanied with a green chutney.
- It’s important to squeeze out water completely from the soya chunks or the kebabs will become soggy.
- Plain soya chunks do not have much flavor at all, but they absorb sauces, spices and flavorings well. Use them to make stew, soup, curry and masala dishes, salads and stir-fries.