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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 Chunks Roast with Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala

Soya Chunks Roast with Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala

When it comes to Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala, people think we can only prepare Beef Ularthu Masala, but we forget about the flavor, texture and colour of the masala. Yes, we can prepare a vegetarian dish with the non-veg masala, and so is Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala. I have used Soya chunks/Meal maker for this recipe, you can also use cauliflower, baby potato and radish.

Soya chunks Roast is one such recipe, derived from Eastern Beef ularthu Masala. This goes out well as a side dish for lunch and dinner. It just takes 10 mins for the preparation and cooking.

Health benefits of Soya Chunks / Meal Maker – Soya chunks is rich in protein, reduces cholesterol, helps in digestion, also it reduces the risk of osteoporosis.

Note: I have used small Soya chunks, if you are using big ones, after soaking, squeeze the water, chop them into pieces and boil or pressure-cook them. Let me share the recipe…

Soya Chunks Roast with Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala

Soya Chunks Roast with Eastern Beef Ularthu Masala

Ingredients:

  • Soya Chunks – 1 ½ cups
  • Eastern Beef ullarthu Masala – 2 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split Black gram – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ¾ tsp (optional)
  • Salt

Making of Soya chunks / Meal Maker Fry –

Preparation:

  • Soak soya chunks in water for 20 min, boil or pressure-cook for 3 whistles. Remove the lid when the pressure releases and drain water, reserve ½ cup of water for the later use.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add in the mustard seeds, split black gram, curry leaves, and wait until they crackle.
  • Add the soya chunks, followed by EASTERN beef ullarthu masala, salt along with red chilli powder (only when you need spicier).
  • Pour ½ cup of the reserved water and cook for 5 mins.
  • Add grated coconut, when it becomes dry and cook for another 5 mins.
  • Remove from fire, once it becomes dry.

Serve hot with any variety rice or steamed rice and sambar.

 

Soya Paratha

Soya Paratha

As already we have discussed a lot about this soya chunks and it’s benefits, now we directly move on to the recipe. This soya paratha was soft, spongy and delicious. Kids loved this a lot. A good source for the intake of soya nuggets. Let us move on to the recipe…

Soya Paratha

Soya Paratha

Ingredients:

  • Soya filling – 1 cup
  • Wheat flour – 2 cups
  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Water – as required
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • To prepare the filling refer to this link: Soya filling.
  • Make small balls of soya filling and keep it aside.
  • Take wheat flour, a tsp of salt in a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre pour in a cup of water and start mixing the flour.
  • Pour water little by little and knead the flour, until it rolls to a big ball.
  • Pour in 2 tbsp of oil and knead for few min, cover the dough with a damp cloth.
  • After 10 mins, roll out medium sized balls from the dough and then flatten it using rolling pin.
  • Keep the soya ball in the centre and start rolling to a ball.
  • Now roll it on the rolling pin, gently by dusting with the wheat flour.
  • Heat oil in a tawa, gently place the rolled flour and drizzle little oil around the paratha.
  • Swap the sides and cook them.

Serve hot with any dips. I have accompanied this with Tomato Ketup, Coriander Chutney and Mashed Potato Dip.

For dip recipe, check out this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/chutneys-dips/