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Friday, February 26, 2016

Soya Keema Cutlets-Soya Chunks Cutlet Recipe

Soya keema cutlets or soya chunks cutlets are  easy to make, good for any time of the day. They are healthy, nutritious and delicious. This is also a great after school snacks for school going kids. Today we will learn how to make soya nuggets cutlets following this easy recipe with step wise pictures. 

Soya Keema Cutlets-Soya Chunks Cutlet

Soya Keema Cutlets

Soya Keema Cutlets

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Yields: 6 Soya keema cutlets
 Recipe CategoryHealthy Snacks
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Soya Chunks -1/2 cup
   Potato - 1/2 cup boiled and mashed
   Oil - 1 tbsp
   Onion - 1 small size
   Ginger garlic paste -1/2 tsp
   Green chillies -1
   Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped
   Bread crumbs - 2 tbsp
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
   Coriander powder - 1 tsp
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Kitchen king masala - 1/2 tsp

   Oil for shallow frying


Bring water to boil with a little salt. When water starts boiling, add the soya chunks and switch off the heat. Let it be in hot water for 15-20 minutes.

Then drain the water completely, rinse it 2-3 times and squeeze out all the water from the soya chunks.

cooking soya nuggets

Grind it coarsely and keep it aside.

ground soya chunks

Boil potato, peel the skin, mash or grate it and keep it aside.

Keep all the ingredients needed ready.


Heat oil in a pan, add finely chopped onions. Saute until onions turn transparent.

soya chunks cutlet recipe

Add ginger garlic paste and finely chopped green chillies. Saute until the raw flavor of the ginger garlic paste goes.

Add the ground soya chunks, all the spice powder mentioned under "Spice Powder" and salt needed. You may adjust spices according to your taste.

soya keema cutlet recipe

Saute until all the water evaporates and the mixture becomes dry. Then add grated boiled potato and finely chopped coriander leaves.

How to prepare soya keema cutlet

Mix well and cook for another 2-3 seconds. Add bread crumbs and mix well. Remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool down.

how to make meal maker/soya nuggets cutlet

Divide the mixture into equal parts. Make balls out of the mixture and then flatten it to form patties. If you are unable to make balls, add more bread crumbs to the mixture.

how to make soya chunks cutlet

Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the patties on low heat, both sides until golden brown. You can deep fry it, if preferred.

You can also make balls from the mixture and deep fry it to make soya keema balls. 

Enjoy it hot from the pan with ginger cardamom tea or South Indian filter coffee or any coffee.

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  1. Hi Padhu!
    I tried this on Sunday, it really came out very well. Tasted yummy ☺all my family members liked it very much.

  2. Hi Padhu!
    Looks yummy and mouth watering.
    Shall try this weekend for my kids and let you know. Thanks for a great recipe.

  3. Made the cutlets (cauliflower was a great addition) and served as a burger with the fixings.Was much appreciated.Thank you.

  4. Kids loved this snack... Thanks for the recipe


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