Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup

By Abhinetri V  |  9th Jul 2018  |  
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About Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup Recipe

Monsoons are all about cravings! A bowl of soup has a lot of health benefits as you get to eat more veggies packed with nutrients How about enjoying the soup with some munchies? Crunchy outside and soft from inside , these golden Tofu & Spinach balls taste heavenly when dunked into the healthy yet slurpy veggie soup! A perfect recipe to tuck in on a rainy day. Isn’t it?

Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup

Ingredients to make Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup

  • For Tofu and spinach Balls : Tofu , crumbled – 2 cups
  • spinach , Finely chopped – 2 cups
  • onion, Finely chopped- 1 cup
  • salt to taste
  • Green chili , Finely chopped – 2 teaspoons
  • ginger , Finely chopped – 1 teaspoon
  • semolina/Bombay rava/Sooji – 2 tablespoons
  • corn flakes / makai poha / corn poha , powdered – 1 cup,
  • oil – To deep fry.
  • For Veggie Soup : carrots , peeled – 2
  • spinach – 1 bunch
  • tomato (medium size ) – 4
  • salt to taste
  • cornflour – 1 teaspoon
  • water – 4 to 5 cups
  • pepper powder – 3 or 4 pinches
  • garlic , finely chopped – 2 tablespoons
  • Vegetable ghee – 1 tablespoon
  • Finely chopped onion – 1 teaspoon.

How to make Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup

  1. Pressure cook the vegetables ( carrot , tomato , spinach ) in sufficient amount of water for 2 whistles. Ensure to add salt to it. The water can be used as vegetable stock.
  2. In the meanwhile, grind half quantity of tofu for a second in a dry mixie jar.
  3. Transfer the ground tofu to a large bowl. Add the remaining part of tofu alongwith the rest of the ingredients as mentioned in the list of items for ” Tofu and Spinach Balls” (except cornflakes powder and oil ) .
  4. Mix it well to form a soft dough. Make small size round shaped balls of the dough.
  5. Roll these balls in cornflakes powder to bind properly.
  6. Heat oil in a pan. Carefully fry the balls in batch-wise over a low to medium flame until they turn golden brown in color and are cooked well from inside.
  7. Transfer the fried tofu and spinach balls onto a plate.
  8. Now grind the pressure cooked veggies along with a tablespoon of garlic. Do not add water while grinding.
  9. Heat vegetable ghee in a pan. Add the chopped onions and fry until translucent. Transfer the ground veggie paste and pour vegetable stock with water to it. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes over a medium flame.
  10. In the meantime, take a teaspoon of cornflour and pour little water to it. Mix it well to avoid lumps.
  11. Transfer the above cornflour mixed liquid to the boiling veggie soup to obtain a thick consistency. Boil it for 2 more minutes.
  12. Turn off the flame. Transfer the veggie soup to a serving bowl. Sprinkle pepper powder over it.
  13. Just before serving, dunk the golden colored tofu and spinach balls into the soup.
  14. The lip-smacking tofu and spinach balls in hot veggie soup is ready to be served.
  15. The tofu and spinach balls also taste amazing when consumed with tomato sauce!

Reviews for Tofu & Spinach Balls in Veggie Soup (2)

sana Tungekar2 years ago

So cool so wow,n healthy
Abhinetri V
2 years ago
Sanaji, Thank you :blush:. Pls give a try :relaxed:.

Shikha Roy2 years ago

Nice one.
Abhinetri V
2 years ago
Thank you Shikha :relaxed:
Abhinetri V
2 years ago
Thank you Shikha :relaxed: