Soya chunk and mix veggie kebabs
1) Soya chunks-100 grams
2) Boiled potatoes-2 medium size
3) Paneer-50 grams
4) Bell peppers(red, green and yellow)
5) Onions(finally chopped)-1 medium size
6) Sweet corn(boiled)-30 grams
7) Green peas(boiled)-30 grams
8) Gram flour-1 small cup
9) Lemon juice or vinegar(according to your preference)
10) Coriander leaves-finally chopped
11) Salt (as per taste)
12) Chilli flakes(as per taste)
13) Oregano(as per taste)
14) Cumin seed powder(as per taste)
15) Amchoor powder(as per taste)
16) Coriander seed powder(as per taste)
17) Ginger & garlic paste(as per taste)
Part1 (Making the kebab mixture)
Step1: Boil the soya chunks in a vessel for about 5-6 minutes and squeeze out all the water from the soya chunks and leave them to cool. Make sure to squeeze out all the water from the soya chunks otherwise the recipe will not turn out as expected.
Step2: In a bowl, smash 2 boiled potatoes and add shredded paneer, finally chopped bell peppers and onions. Mix all the ingredients well.
Step3: In a mixer jar, add the soya chunks and grind it till you get a bread crumbs kind of texture.
Step4: Add the soya mixture in the bowl of vegetables mixed previously.
Step5: To this, now add boiled sweet corn, boiled peas and chopped coriander.
Step6: Finally add ginger garlic paste, 2-3 spoons of lemon juice and 3-4 spoonful of gram flour for binding the whole mixture. Gram flour not only acts as a binding agent but also adds a wonderful taste to the kebabs.
Step7: Mix all the ingredients well and finally add a tiny bit of oil and let the mixture rest for about 15-20 minutes.
Part-2(preparing the kebabs)
Step1: Keep a pan or a grill pan and leave it to heat. While that is happening, take small portions from the kebab mixture and shape it as you like (small or big) and keep placing them on a tray. If you are making these kebabs for children then you can make these kebabs look more appetizing and interesting by shaping them with the help of a cookie cutter.
Step2: Grease the pan lightly with vegetable oil and start placing these kebabs on the pan and cook each side for about 4-5 minutes in low to medium flame. You can also make these without oil but make sure to use a non-stick pan.
Step3: You can also make these kebabs by taking some portion of the mixture and sticking them on a bamboo skewer, brushing them with a tiny bit of vegetable oil and placing them on a griddle.
Step4: Once they are done, transfer them on a plate and serve them hot with tomato ketchup, mint chutney or any other chutney of your choice.
Soya chunks which is also known as mock meat is high in proteins and also it is a great source of vitamin B. Potatoes are rich in fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C and potassium. Potatoes help in decreasing the risk of heart disease by lowering the cholesterol levels in the blood. Paneer or cottage cheese is a high source of protein, calcium and folate. Bell peppers are rich in antioxidants, vitamin B6 and folate as well. This one recipe contains all the essential nutrients and vitamins required for our body to function in a healthy way. This recipe is great for morning breakfast. It can also be eaten for dinner.