Baked Soybean Koftas

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Total Time:
13 hours
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

How to Make Baked Soybean Koftas

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