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Soya 65

Priya Mani
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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It is a South Indian, Tamilnadu special. Served this as a starter.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kids Recipes
  • Fusion
  • Boiling
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Appetizers
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. salt as per taste
  2. pepper to taste
  3. red chilli powder 1 tsp or to taste
  4. coriander powder 1/2 tsp or to taste
  5. turmeric powder 1/2 tsp or to taste
  6. cumin powder 1/2 tsp or to taste
  7. Garam masala powder, (if you are non vegetarians you can also add chicken 65 masala ) 1/2 tsp or to taste
  8. Thick curd 2 tbsp
  9. lemon juice 1 tsp or to taste
  10. curry leaves few strings
  11. Red food Colour (Optional) a pinch
  12. Corn flour 1 tbsp
  13. Rice flour 1 1/2 tbsp
  14. besan flour 1 tbsp or depends how much quantity you are taking to prepare
  15. hing 1/2 tsp
  16. oil for frying
  17. water and milk 2 tbsp for soaking the soya chunks


  1. In a bowl keep hot water, add salt and milk. Soak the soya chunks to 20 minutes. Now it will be double in size. Wash it completely 3 to 4 times with water to remove the smell of it. And squeeze the chunks as much as u can.
  2. It should be very dry so squeeze completely. Take a big bowl add the dry soya chunks. Add all the masala one by one. Add very little salt as we have already added salt while soaking the soya nuggets.
  3. Add curd, corn flour, besan, rice flour and bind them well. Add curry leaves and mix well. Let this rest for 15 minutes. Before you start going to fry, 5 minutes before, add lemon juice and mix well one last time.
  4. Keep oil for frying and start frying in a batch until you gets nice golden brown colour. Transfer them on to a paper towel to absorb excess oil completely.
  5. Server this hot soya 65 with ketchup or chilli sauce or with mint chutney.

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Deeya Sanchari   Aug-31-2017


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