Monday 4 July 2016

Soya chaap tikka

Spicy, tangy 'soya chaap tikka' which is favourite street food of "SAADI DILLI". So many 'thele walas' in Delhi and other North Indian cities sell these marinated pieces of 'soya chaaps' grilled over charcoal giving it smoky flavour. A Vegetarian alternative for chicken tikka, these 'chaaps' have a chewy and meaty texture. High in protein these 'soya chaaps sticks' are readily available in supermarkets in dry or frozen form.

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So let's get started with the recipe.
  • 200gm frozen soya chaap
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1/4 Cup chickpea flour (Besan)
  • 1/2 Cup hung curd 
  • Salt as per taste
  • Kashmiri Red chilli as per taste.
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1/2 Tbsp Ginger garlic Paste
  • Juice of one lemon.
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder.
Other ingredients to serve
  • Lemon wedges
  • Sliced onions
  • Mint coriander yogurt dip


  • Thaw soya chaaps in lukewarm water and cut into pieces, remove the stick
  • On a low flame heat a skillet and add butter into it.
  • Add Gram flour, stir it continuously till it  gets aromatic, and take it off the flame.
  • Add the roasted gram flour in a mixing bowl, now add hung curd, Kashmiri red chilli, Garam masala power, Kasuri Methi , Ginger Garlic paste, lemon juice, turmeric powder, salt and mustard oil and make a paste of this mixture.
  • Add soya chaaps in the mixture and marinate it for about an hour.
  • Now arrange the marinated chaap pieces in skewers.
  • Grill  for about 35-40  minutes at 180 degree C.
  • Rotate them in every 5-6 and minutes and apply some butter.
  • Serve them hot with mint, coriander and yogurt dip and some spicy onion lachha and lemon wedges :)

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