Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe
Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe is a vegetarian option of the famous traditional Goan mince chops/ cutlets that are usually made with chicken or other meat mince. Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe is made with flavourful soya mince stuffed inside potatoes and pan fried to golden crunchy perfection. Make this perfect snack for your evening tea.
Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe is simple to make and can be made in advance and stored in the fridge. Made with minced soya granules cooked with spices, green peas, onions and ginger, garlic. This delicious stuffing in filled inside boiled potatoes, made into patties and then pan fried.
Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop are perfect lip smacking snack which can be had anytime of the day. Pack it in your kids lunch box or serve for evening snack or as an appetizer for your party.
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To make the soya keema
- 1 cup Soy Chunks (Nuggets) , soaked in hot water for 30 min
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar)
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped Other Ingredients for the Patties
- 4 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled
- 1 tablespoon Corn flour
- 3 tablespoons Wheat Bran
- Salt , to taste
- Oil , for frying tikkis
How to make Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe
To begin making Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe first make the soya keema masala.
Soak soya granules or if you are using chunks in hot water for half an hour.
Drain soya granules/ chunks, squeeze the water out slightly from the soya granules and pulse in a mixer grinder once or twice to get a chunky keema texture of the soya granules.
If using fresh green peas, blanch them until they get cooked. Drain and keep aside.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a wok. Add finely chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chilies and cook till onions turn soft.
Once the onions turn soft, add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt, mix well cook for about 15 seconds.
Add soya granules mix well, simmer and let it cook for 10 minutes in its own juices. Turn off heat, garnish with coriander leaves and stir. Check the salt and adjust according to taste.
Next boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker for five whistles and let it cool. Once cooled peel and mash them in a large bowl. Add corn flour and salt and mix well.
Take a ball size aloo tikki mixture in your palm and make a grove in the center. Fill it with the soya keema mixture and close the ball.
Roll the Soya Mince Potato Chop in wheat bran and shallow fry on a heated pan with little oil until it is golden brown and crisp on both sides. Ensure you do it on low to medium heat, so it gets heated and cooked from inside out.
Remove the Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop onto oil absorbent paper once they turn golden brown on each side.