Soy granules are cooked by adding them to the hot water. They are then added the tomato onion sauce having lots of spices and spice powders. The cooked soy granules mixture is then stuffed into pav bread. Soy granules burgers are then served immediately.
Makes: around 4 Soya Granules Burgers.
Soya Granules 1 Cup
Onion 1 Medium
Tomato 2 Large
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tsp
Green Chiles 2
Garam Masala Powder 1 tsp
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp
Red Chile Powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Bay Leaf 1
Cinnamon 2 inch Long Stick
Green Cardamom 1
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Cilantro few Sprigs
Pav Bread 4 Pieces
Ghee 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 1 Tbsp
Method of preparation:
Bring to boil around a cup of water.
Remove from heat, add soya granules, stir for few seconds till soy granules soften.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
Peel, remove ends and very finely chop the onion.
Wash and finely chop the tomatoes.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Heat oil in a pan on medium high heat, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and clove.
When cumin seeds start to brown, add chopped onion.
Fry the onion till it turns light brown around the edges.
Then add ginger garlic paste and green chiles and fry for few more seconds.
Stir in chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes soften and become mushy.
Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and salt.
Fry for couple of seconds, stir in reserved liquid and soy granules.
Cook till soy granules absorb all the flavors and let most of the moisture evaporate.
Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.
Slice the pav bread into two. Apply ghee to both sides of the bread.
Heat a flat pan on medium heat.
Place the sliced pav on hot pan and fry on both sides till light golden brown.
Stuff each bread with soy granules mixture and serve the burgers immediately.
Notes: Make sure to remove the whole spices from the stuffing before placing it on the burger.
Suggestions: Cook the tomatoes very well before adding the spices.
Variations: You can substitute the Indian pav bread with any kind of bread like french rolls, ciabatta, hamburger buns etc…
Other Names: Soya Granules Burger.