Monday, November 11, 2013

Soya Keema Paratha - Easy Veg Kheema Paratha Recipe

Soya Kheema Paratha Recipe
I tried Soya Kheema Paratha for the first time, though I had this in mind since the day I saw this veg kheema recipe idea in Tarladalal site. Amma makes mutton kheema with peas both dry and gravy version so adapted her recipe and made this simple veg kheema to be stuffed for the paratha. The lil one enjoyed it with tomato sauce and I loved it with onion raita and pickle...yum combo!
Soya Kheema Paratha Recipe

Soya Kheema Paratha Recipe - IngredientsSoya Kheema Paratha Recipe

Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 30 mins | Makes : 6 parathas
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Wheat Flour - 1 and 1/4 cups
Soya Chunks - 1/2 cup
Fennel Seeds powder - 3/4 tsp
Onion - 2 tbsp chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tsp finely chopped
Water - as required
Milk - 1 tbsp
Salt- to taste
Oil - 2 tsp

Method:

  1. Boil 1 cup water wit a tbsp of milk and little salt. Once it starts boiling rigourously switch it off and add the soya chunks, set aside for 10mins.
    How to make soya kheema paratha - Step1
  2. Can you see it has grown almost double in size now..Drain water and rinse with cold water twice atleast to get rid of the raw smell of soya chunks.Squeeze out extra water completely then pulse grind for a second, do this for twice or thrice giving intervals till its done/
    How to make soya kheema paratha  - Step2
  3. Heat oil - add fennel seeds powder, then add onion, ginger garlic paste and saute till golden brown...then add red chilli,coriander and garam masala powder and mix well.Add little water and let it boilHow to make soya kheema paratha - Step3
  4. Now add the kheema and mix well.Cook in low flame for 3mins until the masalas are well blended with the kheema.How to make soya kheema paratha  - Step4
  5. Mix wheat flour with water to form a soft pliable dough. Now divide the chapathi dough into equal parts and roll into smooth balls. Flour the surface and roll the chappathi dough slightly thicker.Then place the filling in the center and gather the dough from all sides.Seal it well.How to make soya kheema paratha  - Step5
  6. Flip to other side and start rolling to a thicker / thinner paratha. Dust flour when needed.Heat dosa tawa and carefully place the parathas, drizzle oil and cook until the parathas turn golden brown on both sides.
    How to make soya kheema paratha  - Step6
Serve hot with raita and pickle!
Easy Veg Keema Paratha Recipe

My Notes:

  • Make sure you squeeze out excess water, else it will become moist and rolling will be tough
  • Dont add more onion as it will be difficult while rolling.
  • Adjust spice powders according to your taste.
  • I love my parathas slightly thinner so rolled them thin, but its your preference roll it thick / thin as per your liking.
  • If you want to  skip whole spices then temper jeera and add sambar powder instead of garam masala powder.
  • I had soya chunks in hand so wanted to make use of it, but if you have readymade soya granules then go ahead with it excluding grinding.
Easy Veg Keema Paratha Recipe


Written by: SHARMILEE J

14 comments:

  1. Wow.... wat a great and healthy receipe sharmi..... :) btw y we should add milk to boiling water?

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    1. It helps to get rid of the soya raw smell easily...

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    2. Ohh..really i never know this..will try next time..

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  2. very very healthy and perfectly made paratha :) love the stuffing :)

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  3. I was never sure about getting the perfect flavors in this paratha... Seems like it's a great idea to try it out soon :) Looks so inviting dear... Happy to connect with you :)

    Your comment is awaited on http://cookingwithsj.com/2013/11/11/herbed-crackers :)

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  4. super filling and delicious Paratha..perfectly made...nice pics as always!

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  5. mmm.... Yummy parathas. Very healthy too.

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  6. Looks perfectly done, I usually get trouble when I roll this one, you have done it perfectly

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  7. Love this recipe.... yummy too.... :)

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  8. dear sharmi... i m Dr.malathi...your blog helps me a lot for cooking variety of dishes... i tried this veg keema paratha and got credits from my hubby.. he liked the taste very much... credits goes to u dear.....

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  9. Really yummy parathas !!
    I added some finely shredded cabbage too along with soya. It turned out very well. Thanks Sharmi.

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  10. Made this paratha for my daughter's lunch box today and it was a hit. Very healthy and filling recipe.

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