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Step 1. Wash and soak soya chunks for 1 hr and then boil until soft. Wash it well at least twice to get rid of the raw smell.
Step 2. Drain water completely and squeeze to remove excess water.
Step 3. Now in a food processor add mashed potatoes, soya chunks, soaked sabudana, chopped onion, coriander leaves, red chilli, garam masala powder, required salt and
churn it well.
Step 4. If your mixture is to sticky and loose,Then saute the mixture on a low flame for 3 mins to tighten it.
Step 5. Make the coating ready by spreading maida in a flat plate.
Step 6. Make small oval shaped patties.( you can bind it on top of the ice cream stick also to give a look of chaaps )
Step 7. Fold it in the maida until coated well on both the sides.
Step 8. Heat dosa pan with oil and cook it on both sides until golden brown.
Serve hot with ketchup or green chutney.
You can deep fry the cutlets too.
For soya chop curry
Ingredients for Soya Chaap with Gravy
Soya chaap - 3-4
Onion - 1,finely chopped
Tomato - 3-4,finely chopped
Ginger and garlic paste-1 tsp
Green chilly - 1 piece, chopped
Cream - 50 grams
Oil - 3-4 tbsp
Green coriander - 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
Asafoetida - 1 pinch
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - less than 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp (as per taste)
How to Make Soya Chaap Curry
Step 1. Cut soya chaap in 1-1.5 inch chunks.
Step 2. Heat oil in a pan. Place chaap chunks in hot oil. Fry the chunks until they turn slightly brown in color and take them out in a plate.
Step 3. Finely grind tomato to make paste. In oil, add cumin seeds and saute for while. After sauteing cumin seeds add asafoetida, turmeric powder,coriander powder. Sauté the spices for few minutes and then add tomato and green chilly paste. Also add red chilly powder. Sauté the masala until oil starts separating from it.
Step 4. When oil starts separating from the masala, add garam masala and cream into it. Stir constantly until masala simmers. After masala starts simmering add 1/2 cup water into it and stir constantly until gravy comes to boil. Add some green coriander in the gravy and mix.
Step 5. When gravy starts boiling add salt and soya chaap into it. Mix well. Cover the curry and cook for 4-5 minutes on low flame.
After adding cream in the masala, stir constantly and cook until it starts simmering else cream may splatter. Also add salt later, as adding salt with cream can splatter it. Soak sabudana in advancefor that... In half cup sabudana use 1\2 cup water for soaking
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