Soya chunks manchurian recipe | meal maker snacks is given below with detailed photos and method. It is an evening snacks prepared using soya chunks, maida, chilly powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, soya sauce, tomato sauce, Vinegar, sugar and spring onions. This is a version of Chinese cooking meeting the Indian taste standards. It is very similar to gobi manchurian recipe prepared in two stages, one is deep frying and the other is tossing with Chinese sauces.
Soya chunks are rich in protein. See soya chunks – nutritional values and benefits This snacks will be chewy and little crispy which can be served as starters in parties or as evening snacks for children from school. Now let us see the preparation in detail.
For soya manchurian:-
- soya chunks / meal maker – 1 cup
- water – 3 cup
- ginger-garlic paste/ inji poondu paste – 1 tsp
- maida / all-purpose flour – 2 tsp
- red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
- salt – to taste
- oil – deep frying
- oil – 1 tsp
- garlic cloves – 4 (finely chopped)
- spring onions – 2 tsp (finely chopped)
- capsicum / Shimla mirchi / kudaimilagai – 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
- soya sauce – 1 tblsp
- tomato sauce – 1 tblsp
- vinegar – 1 tblsp
- maida – 1 tsp mixed with 2 tsps of water
- sugar – 1/2 tsp
- salt – to taste (approximately 1/4 tsp)
1. Heat 3 cups of water in a container. When it boils, switch off the stove, add soya chunks, close it with a lid and leave it for 15 minutes.
2. After 15 minutes, drain water, squeeze out the excess of water by pressing well with your hands and transfer to a bowl. Chop if necessary. I’ve chopped into two since I am using it to serve kids.
3. Now add ginger-garlic paste, maida, red chilly powder, salt and soya chunks in a bowl. Mix well and marinate it for 15 minutes.
4. After 15 minutes, heat oil in a pan and deep fry the marinated soya chunks. Stir occasionally, till it turns golden brown on all sides and becomes crisp.
5. Drain out excess of oil by placing it in a tissue paper.
6. In another pan heat one tsp of oil and fry chopped garlic.
7. Next add chopped spring onions and fry.
8. Now add chopped mirchi and fry.
9. Now add soya sauce.
10. Next add tomato sauce and vinegar.
11. Next add maida mixed with water.
12. Add sugar and salt. Switch off the stove.
13. Add fried soya chunks and toss well until all soya chunks were coated fully with the sauce.
14. Serve garnishing with few finely chopped fresh green coriander leaves.
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