Nutrition Meets Food Science

Spicy Soya Cake

The recipe was sponsored by Nutrela for the recipe competition held at SNDT University, Pune.

 Spicy Soya Cake- by Ms. Harshada Kale from SNDT University, Pune

Description:

A soya chunks based healthy and innovative recipe prepared by using steam which requires less amount of oil for cooking.

Ingredients (for 2 servings)

Amount

Time required for Preparation:

1 day (for soaking)

 

Time required for Cooking: 10 minutes

Soya Chunks

50g

Chana dal

15g

Rice

50g

Curd

60g

Ginger

10g

Garlic

10g

Oil

10ml


Method of Preparation:
 

I. For the Soya Cake:

  1. Grind overnight soaked rice and dal to make a mixture.

  2. Soak the soya chunks in hot water for 30 mins and grind it draining the excess water.

  3. Take the rice & dal mixture and ground soya chunks in a bowl. Add curd, turmeric powder, chili powder & salt (as required), water and ginger garlic paste and mix all the ingredients well to form a batter.

  4. Grease the moulds with oil and add batter to it

  5. Boil some water in a steamer and place the filled moulds in it and steam it for 8-10 mins.

  6. Remove the cakes from the moulds and serve in a plate.

 II. For Seasoning:

  1. Put some oil in a pan, and add some mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves to it.

  2. Allow the mixture to temper and put it over the Soya cakes and garnish with coriander.

  3. Serve the soya cake with some coriander chutney.

Winner: 

Ms. Harshada kale,

1st prize winner, Recipe Competition

Nutrition Awareness Activity, SNDT Pune.

 

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