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Soya Chunks Cutlet Recipe / Soya Chunks Tikki Recipe / How to make cutlet with Meal Maker

Soya Chunks Cutlet Recipe / Soya Chunks Tikki Recipe / How to make cutlet with Meal Maker

Soya Chunks Cutlet / Tikki is an easy, simple and healthy food that can be prepared in minutes. Beauty in this dish is I have prepared soya chunks tikki with olive oil, as I came across Leonardo Olive oil – COOK ALL, which is curated in a way that it can be used in All Indian cooking.

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Soya Chunks Tikki recipe / Meal Maker cutlet recipe

I have infused boiled potatoes, grated carrots to the soya chunks cutlet for more flavor, taste and healthiness. We use to refer soya chunks as meal maker, and this meal maker cutlet is perfect when served during tea-time or and after school snack or for brunch. Let me share the recipe…

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Soya Chunks Tikki recipe / Meal Maker cutlet recipe

Ingredients:

  • Soya chunks – 100 gm
  • Potatoes – 75 gm
  • Grated carrot – 50 gm
  • Chilli powder – ½ tsp or Black Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp 
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Coriander stalks – 3 nos
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Egg – 1 no
  • Bread crumbs – 1 cup
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp

Preparation:

  • Boil 2 cups of water, remove it from fire and add soya chunks / meal maker and let it rest for 10 mins or until it doubles in size and becomes soft.
  • Clean and finely chop the coriander stalks, keep it aside.
  • Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and mash them well.
  • Break egg, beat the egg well by adding little salt.
  • Drain the water, squeeze out the excess water from the soya chunks, and grind it.
  • Transfer the ground mixture to a bowl, add grated carrot, mashed potatoes, chilli powder, garam masala, coriander stalks and knead it well to a dough.
  • Take a small portion of the mixture, roll it to a ball, dip it in the egg mixture, then roll it over the bread crumbs and gently flatten it in between your palms.
  • Heat olive oil or any cooking oil in a tawa, gently add the flatten soya chunks mixture, cook on both sides, for few mins or until it’s perfectly cooked.
  • Transfer it to plate.

Serve hot with tomato sauce or mayonnaise.

 Note: I have used egg for coating and if you need a vegetarian option you could go for corn flour stratch (mix a tbsp. of corn flour with 2 tbsp of water) and substitute it instead of egg

Soya Tikki / Soya Cutlet

Soya Tikki / Soya Cutlet

This is my second try towards Soya Tikki and this one was a big hit. The first time, was a failure due to some mistakes. This one is a healthy recipe, packed with proteins and high fibre content, which helps in loss weight. Therefore, it is good for people who are weight conscious. In addition, a very healthy teatime snacks for kids.

Soya Tikki / Soya Cutlet

Soya Tikki / Soya Cutlet

Ingredients:

  • Soya chunks – 100 gm
  • Potatoes – 100 gm
  • Coriander leaves – a bunch
  • Green chilies – 2 nos
  • Panner / Cottage Cheese – 50 gm
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • Maida – 2 tsp
  • Eggs – 2 nos
  • Bread crumbs – 1 cup
  • Oil – for frying
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Boil the potatoes or pressure-cook the potatoes for 2 whistles. Once cooked soak the potatoes in tap water for few mins, peel the skin and keep the potatoes aside.
  • Soak soya chunks in hot water for 10 mins, once it doubles in size, drain the water and squeeze out the excess water from the soya chunks. Chop them roughly into pieces.
  • Slit and finely chop the green chilies into pieces.
  • Wash and finely chop the coriander leaves.
  • Bring the panner/cottage cheese to room temperature, by keeping them in a bowl surrounded by hot water. After it comes to room temperature, crumble them with your hands. Keep it aside.
  • Break the eggs and beat them well with little salt.
  • Spread the breadcrumbs in a plate.
  • Blend the soya chunks in a blender for a minute. Transfer it to a bowl.
  • Add in the boiled potatoes, chopped coriander leaves, crumbled panner, green chilies, garam masala and mash them well to a paste.
  • Add in the rice flour, garam masala and all-purpose flour/maida and mix them well with your hands.
  • Roll it to a ball and flatten it. Dip it in the egg mixture and dust it on the breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a pan, adds in the dusted pieces, cook over medium flame, swap the side, and continue cooking.
  • Remove from fire.

Serve hot with mayonnaise or tomato ketchup or any dip.

Note: Squeeze out the excess water in soya chunks, do not blend it for long time just for few seconds.