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Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

As a part of Protein rich dishes in mega marathon edition,today I am sharing a protein packed cutlet with soya kheema and quinoa. This cutlet is a perfect party starter/snack as such or a wholesome meal when it is served with bun ansdsome veggies.

The best part of these cutlets are it can be made in bulk and freeze it for future use.I made those patties and store it in the ziplock bags.Whenever needed,just thaw it and shallow or deep fried. To cut down the calories here I shallow fried the cutlets and served it with bun for our dinner.It was a quiet filling and comforting meal for us.With no further delay,lets move on to the recipe.

Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet  

   Basic Information
   Preparation time ~ 15 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 30-35 minutes   Makes ~10

Ingredients – Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

IngredientQuantity
Quinoa(uncooked)1/4 cup
Soya Chunks1/2 cup
Potato(boiled)2(medium size)
Green chilly/pachamilagai1-2(finely chopped)
Mixed veggies(carrot,beans,green peas)3/4- 1 cup(finely chopped)
Red chilly powder/milgai podi1 tsp
Garam masala powder1/2  tsp
Turmeric powder/manjal podi1/4 tsp
Ginger/inji(grated)1 tsp
Cumin seeds/jeeragam1 tsp
All purpose flour/maida2 tbs
Bread Crumbs3/4 – 1 cup
Saltto taste
Oil1/4 cup

Method

  • Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles and peel the skin and mash it well.Keep it aside.
  • Wash and rinse the quinoa couple of times in water and keep it aside.Now heat 3/4 cup of water in a sauce pan with a pinch of salt and a tsp of oil.Once the water boiled add in the washed quinoa and cook it in a medium flame,till the sprout strings are visible.Keep it on the flame till the moisture evaporates.Fluff it with a fork and set it aside.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • While the quinoa is cooking,cook the soya chunks in boiling water with a pinch of salt.Once its cooked put off the flame and rinse the soya chunks in the cold water for couple of times.Squeeze all the water and pulse it in a blender to bit fine paste.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and crackle the cumin seeds,add in grated ginger.Now add the finely chopped veggies and green peas.Saute it well and sprinkle some water and let it cook.Once its cooked slightly mash the green peas and veggies.Add in the spice powder and salt.Mix it well and put off well.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • Now in a wide bowl take the mashed potato,quinoa,soya kheema,cooked veggies,chopped coriander leaves.Mix it well.Now take a lemon size of the mixture and made it into desired shape or flatten it to a disc and keep it aside.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • Now take all purpose flour and a pinch of salt,mix it with couple of  tbs of water.Dip the flatten disc in the batter and roll it in the bread crumbs.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • Heat  a pan with a tbs of oil and drop the rolled disc in the oil and shallow fry it both sides till golden.Remove it  and drain it on a paper towel.Continue for the rest in the same way.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • Serve it with ketchup. Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet
  • There should not be any moisture in the soya kheema and cooked quinoa.
  • If the mixture is slightly watery then add couple of tbs of rice flour,to get  a nice consistency.
  • The cutlets can be shallow fried or deep fried.
Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

Quinoa and Soya Kheema Cutlet

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