Soya Keema Kola Urundai Recipe (Soya Keema Fritters)

Soya Keema Fritters Recipe
Soya Kola Urundai (Soya Keema Fritters) - Doesnt that sound interesting?! For those who are new to kola urundai :
It is a traditional chettinad delicacy.It is nothing but deep fried meat balls made with minced meat along with a blend of various spices like cinnamon,cloves,onion,garlic and cilantro.They can be served as a appetiser or snack.They also make a kuzhambu and soak the balls in it...It is so flavourful and tasty, one of  my favorites...will sure post it soon meanwhile check out this vegetarian version :)

This is my humble attempt to replicate kola urundai amma makes.....And soya kheema is the best alternate to mutton kheema I would say. Its still chill here and I had an excuse to make a deep fried snack...I tried these fritterst yesterday and to my surprise it came out good  in my first attempt itself so couldn't wait to share it here :) 
Soya Keema Fritters Recipe 

Soya Kheema Fritters Recipe - IngredientsSoya Keema Fritters Recipe

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Makes : around 15-18 balls
Recipe Category: Snack / Starter | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Soya Chunks - 1 cup
Onion - 3 tbsp chopped
Garlic - 2 tsp chopped
Coriander Leaves - 1/2 tbsp finely chopped
Rice flour - 1 tbsp
Roasted Gram(Pottukadalai) Flour - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To cook soya chunks:

Milk - 2 tsp
Water - as required to cook soya chunks

To grind along with soya:

Fennel Seeds - 3/4 tsp
Green Chilli - 1
Poppy seeds - 3/4 tsp
Cinnamon - 1/4 inch piece
Cloves - 1


  1. Boil water with milk, and add soya chunks cook for 3-5mins.Switch off and let it rest for 15mins.Then drain water and wash it in cold ruinning water for atleast twice to get rid of the raw soya smell.How to make Soya Keema Fritters- Step1
  2. Squeeze out excess water.In a grinder - add soya chunks along with the ingredients listed under 'to grind'.Cinnamon and Cloves got hidden inside...just a word of note incase if you are searching for it :)
    How to make Soya Keema Fritters - Step2
  3. Grind it to a semi fine paste.In a mixing bowl add soya paste along with roasted gram flour,rice flour,onion,garlic, coriander leaves and required salt.Mix well to form a smooth dough.Check for salt and adjust.
    How to make Soya Keema Fritters - Step3
  4. Shape them into small balls as shown in the pic.Heat oil in a kadai to smoking hot, then reduce flame to low medium flame and drop the balls carefully.Roll over to cook evenly.Cook till nicely browned.Drain in tissue.
    How to make Soya Keema Fritters - Step4
Serve hot with tomato ketchup!
Soya Keema Kola Urundai Recipe

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Soya Keema Kola Urundai Recipe

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