My Today's pick is very Unique, Delicious and Healthy to the core...
The star Ingredient of my recipe is Soya Chunks..The Word Soya itself is capable of making many heads turn because of its exceptional nutritional quality..It is also called as 'Vegetarian Meat'...It is prepared from Defatted Soya Flour by extrusion cooking. At the time of preparation it undergoes structural changes and forms a fiber like network..It is widely used in many curries and in Manchurians because it absorbs all the flavors as the soya chunks has got no taste of its own....Rich source of Protien and Fiber....
Soya Chunks and Poha Cutlet
1)1 cup soya chunks
2)1 cup thin poha(Paper poha)
3)2 Tbsp vegetable oil or any cooking oil
4)2 small boiled potatoes
5)1tsp kasoori methi (dried methi leaves)
6)1 Tbsp green chillies cut into small pieces
7)1 tsp sugar
8)1/2 cup onion cut into small pieces
9)1 Tbsp cornflour
10)1 tsp Cumin seeds
11)1 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
12) coriander leaves for garnishing
13)1 tsp garam masala
14) 1 tsp coriander and cumin powder
1)Take a wok and add 1 Tbsp of oil,add cumin seeds,ginger garlic paste and green chillies when the oil gets warm.
2)fry till the raw smell of ginger garlic vanishes,add onion and fry the color of the onion changes.
3)Keep water boiling in a small container and add the soya chunks,keep it for 2 to 3 minutes the soya chunks absorbs the water...Squeeze the excess water and keep aside.
4)Add boiled and mashed potatoes,soya chunks and all the dry ingredients including poha and sautee for 5 minutes.Finally add coriander leaves and a spoonful of cornflour powder and make patties of desired shape..
5)Shallow fry these patties until both the sides turns to golden yellow color and serve hot with and of the favorite sauces..