Soya Cutlets

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Recipe: Soya Cutlets

Summary: A very delicious and yet highly protein content cutlets. A healthy snack for whole family.


  • Soya Chunks-1 cup
  • Big onions-2 nos
  • Ginger –an inch piece
  • Garlic pods- 4 big or 7 small ones
  • Curry leaves- a few
  • Coriander powder-1/2 tsp or
  • finely chopped cilantro-a tbsp
  • Chilly powder-1 tsp(more or less according to your spice level)
  • Garam masala powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  • Potato(medium)boiled-3 nos
  • Salt- as needed Oil-2 tbsp
  • Bread crumbs- 3/4 cup or
  • as required *Egg-1 (optional)
  • large Oil-for shallow fryingProtien Soya Cutlet


  1. Boil a pan of water(3 to 4 cups).Wash and soak soya.
  2. Turn off fire and close the pan with a lid for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Ensure the chunks are soaked well and absorbs water by stirring once in 10 minutes.
  4. Drain, squeeze out excess water and mince in a mixie.
  5. Chop ginger-garlic,onions, green chillies and curry leaves to fine pieces and sauté in that order in 2 tbsps of oil.
  6. When the colour turns to light brown, add salt, turmeric,coriander and chilly powders. Saute and mix well.
  7. Add the minced Soya chunks and sauté for a few minutes.At this stage the mix resembles scrambled eggs.
  8. Sprinkle a few drops of water, cover and cook for 5 more minutes in minimum heat.
  9. Add the garam masala, pepper powder and chopped cilantro.Mix well.
  10. Add the boiled(potatoes-peeled and mashed), mix well and remove from fire.
  11. When cooled shape into cutlets, dip in beaten eggs, roll in bread crumbs and fry in oil until golden brown in medium fire.
  12. Serve hot with onion rings and tomato ketchup.

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 40 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★ 1 review(s)

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