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How to make Soya Shammi Kabab - A delicious kabab made from soya and chana dal.

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This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Soya Nuggets (सोया नगट), Split Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snacks and Starters

Soya Shammi Kabab
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With the recognition of being an important commercial pulse of the world, soya beans are coming into many kitchens around the world. Soya beans are said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, regulate the bowels and relieve constipation. Besides the popular tofu or beancurd, the beans are also fermented and used to make flavouring pastes and condiments, notably the Japanese soy sauce or shoyu and miso and the Indonesian tempeh.

For more recipes related to Soya Shammi Kabab checkout Soya Shammi Kebab, Soya Shammi Kebab. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Egg and Tofu Roll, Cheese Stuffed Olives, Sabudana Papad, Vegetable Khasta Roll.

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Soya Shammi Kabab
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Soya Shammi Kabab Recipe

  • Soya Nuggets 250 grams

  • Split Bengal Gram 100 grams

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 4

  • Ginger grated 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 5 cloves

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Whole dry red chillies broken 4

  • Pomegranate seeds (anardana) crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Soak soya wadi in hot water for about twenty minutes. Squeeze out excess water. Wash chana dal. Heat one-tablespoon oil, add bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves and sauté for about two minutes.

Step 2

Then add ginger, garlic, whole red chillies, green chillies and sauté for another couple of minutes. Add soya wadi and chana dal, sauté for five minutes. Add a cup of water mix well and then lower the heat.

Step 3

Then add ginger, garlic, whole red chillies, green chillies and sauté for another couple of minutes. Add soya wadi and chana dal, sauté for five minutes. Add a cup of water mix well and then lower the heat. Cook until dal is cooked and all the liquid absorbed.

Step 4

Cool the mixture thoroughly and grind the dal mixture into a fine paste. Add crushed dry pomegranate seeds, salt and knead into firm dough. Divide into eight equal portions.

Step 5

Shape each portion into a heart-shaped tikki. Heat sufficient oil in a pan and shallow-fry the tikkis on medium heat until golden brown in colour and crisp.

Step 6

Remove and place on an absorbent paper. Arrange two kababs on a plate and serve immediately with any hot sauce.

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