Halwai February 4, 2018

Ingredients:

• For the koftas:
• 1 cup – soy beans
• 1 – large Potato
• 1 – small Onion
• 1 to 2 – green chillies, finely sliced
• Few Cilantro sprigs for garnish
• Juice and zest of one Lemon
• Salt to taste
• About 1/2 to 1 cup – soya chunks
• For gravy:
• 1 – onion, chopped finely
• 1 tbsp – ginger-garlic paste
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1 tbsp – Tomato paste
• 1/4 to 1/2 cup – Tomato puree
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric
• 1 tsp – Garam Masala
• 1 – Bay Leaf
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Soak the soy beans overnight. Cook them in a pressure cooker.
  2. Steam the potato in the steamer with the skin.
  3. Now mix all the ingredients for the koftas together except the soya chunks.
  4. Mash them with your hands or pulse it in food processor.
  5. Spread the soy chunks on a plate and coat the balls with soy flour.
  6. Bake for about 10 to 15 minus at 400 deg Fahrenheit in an oven.
  7. Heat 1/4 tsp oil in a skillet.
  8. Add and fry onions till light pink.
  9. Saute the cumin seeds along with onions, ginger garlic paste and the spices together for a minute until soft.
  10. Add the tomato paste and the puree.
  11. Add enough water to make sufficient gravy and boil.
  12. Thicken it up with a little soy flour/corn-starch and bring it to a simmer.
  13. Remove the koftas from the oven and pour half the sauce over each of the koftas until they are soaked in the gravy.
  14. Bake them for another 10 mins and before serving top with remaining gravy.
  15. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik
  16. http://chefinyou.com/