Soya bhel

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Chaat, Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe | Tags: , , , |

This is a tasty and nutritious variation of the popular Indian snack-bhelpuri. This recipe has been created to help one adapt the taste of soya gradually and maintain the cholesterol levels….Veggies like tomatoes, spring onions and cabbage helps to mask the after taste of soya. Addition of lemon juice and chilli powder further enhances the flavours.

Preparation Time : a few mins.
Cooking Time : 5 mins.

Served 4.

½ cup soyabeans
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
¼ cup tomatoes, chopped
¼ cup spring onion whites, chopped
¼ cup spring onion greens, chopped
¼ cup cabbage, chopped
½ teaspoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
salt to taste
1. Soak the soyabeans in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and discard the water.
2. Add the turmeric and salt to the soyabeans, mix well and keep refrigerated overnight (6 to 8 hours).
3. Dry roast the soyabeans in a non-stick pan for 5 minutes, over medium heat, till they are partially crisp.
4. Mix the warm soyabeans with all the other ingredients and serve immediately.
Cool the soyabeans and store in an air-tight container to have as a dried snack.

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