Tandoori Soya Chaap Recipe by Pooja Tiwari

Tandoori Soya Chaap

Tandoori Soya chaap is a perfect party snack/starter recipe. It is a dish from South Asia. It is very popular in India, especially in North India. As I mentioned in my earlier Soya Chaap Sticks recipe Blog, Soya Chaaps are made with soybeans and soybeans are a very high source of protein. It is a vegetarian dish but taste like tandoori chicken, tandoori mutton and tandoori fish. It is very much liked by vegetarians as well as non-vegetarian. The marination actually makes the difference in this recipe. You marinate your star ingredients with soya chaap and keep them aside at least 1 hour, to soak up all the flavours well.

Ingredients for Tandoori Soya Chaap

For Marination

  • 10 Soya chaap sticks
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ cup curd
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder (Optional)
  • 2 cubes grated cheese (Optional)
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp oil (For shallow fry)
  • 2 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp lemon juice ( Optional)
  • Salt to taste

For Garnishing

  • 2 tsp chaat masala
  • Finely chopped onion rings
  • Green coriander-mint chutney

Step by Step recipe for Tandoori Soya Chaap

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients for marination (except soya chaap sticks and oil) and mix it well.
  2. Add soya chaap sticks on it, cover it and keep it aside for 1-2 hours (minimum 30 minutes) in the refrigerator.
  3. After that take out the marinated soya chaap sticks from the refrigerator.
  4. Heat a heavy-bottomed pan, brush it with some oil and place the marinated soya chaap on the pan.
  5. Cook it from all the sides until done.
  6. And your delicious Tandoori chaap is ready to eat.

Serving Suggetions

  • Sprinkle some chaat masala and lemon juice on it.
  • Serve hot with mint coriander chutney.
  • Serve with some finely chopped onion rings and fresh cream. It tastes amazing like Dhaba style tandoori soya chaap.

Enjoy your delicious Tandoori Soya Chaap

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