Soya Keema Tinda

Spicy soya granules stuffed in tinda. Soya granules are cooked with basic Indian spices and stuffed in tinda. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Soya Keema Tinda

Main Ingredients Soya granules, Tinda
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg


  • 1 cup soya granules, soaked in water
  • 10-12 tinda
  • 5 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger 
  • 6-8 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried mango powder
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 non spicy green chillies 
  • 20-25 shallots


  1. Scrape the tinda and cut off a thin slice at the top. Scoop out the flesh, finely chop it and keep aside.Heat 3 tbsps oil in a non stick kadai. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add ginger and garlic and saute till golden. Add onion and sauté
  2. Add finely chopped tinda flesh, mix and cook for 6-8 minutes. Add 1 tbsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp amchur and sauté.Add tomato purée and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add soya granules (keema) and salt and mix well.
  3. Stuff this mixture into the scooped out tindas.Heat the remaining oil in another non stick kadai. Add the remaining cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Roughly chop green chillies and add to the kadai.Place the tinda in the kadai. Add shallots, cover and
  4. Add the remaining red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, amchur, salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1161
Carbohydrates 68.9
Protein 43.2
Fat 79.2
Other Fiber Iron- 18.3mg