Sunday, 7 May 2017

Dish #448 - Cheesy Soya Pepper Cups

An easy to make snack which you can also make as one of the dishes on your Sunday brunch... 
This dish is especially for those who don't like the taste of soya but want to eat it.
Soya Chunks are also famous with the name of Soya nuggets, nutri nuggets, soy chunks and soy nuggets. Soya chunks are odourless and tasteless food item, but this unique food is highly nutritional and full of rich proteins.
Soya nuggets is a wonder beans for the grown-ups and teenager. Soya chunks are extremely high in protein.They are pure vegetarian beans, hence good choice for the vegetarians and rich in protein diet and essential for complete nutrition. It is proven a healthy food item for young as well as for old people. It is unproblematic food item, especially for diabetics and heart patients. Soya nuggets provides a good amount of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein for growing children. Soya contains high amount of fiber, it helps in loosing weight as well. It's one of the best non-fish sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids, that can help in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease. Soy protein can provide positive results for people with high blood pressure.

Colored Bell peppers - 4 (yellow, red, green)
Soya chunks - 500 gms - minced
Onion - 1 large - finely chopped
Tomato - 1 large - finely chopped
Garlic - 4 cloves - peeled and finely chopped
Ginger - 2 inch piece - finely chopped
Green chilly - 1 - finely chopped
Coriander leaves - 1 handful - finely chopped
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Red chilly pepper - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Lemon - 1 - juice
Oil - 1 tbsp
Cheese - of your choice which can be easily grated

Wash the bell peppers and cut into halves so that they resemble cups. Remove the seeds from inside and apply little salt and lemon to the inner part of the bell peppers and keep aside.
Take a large frying pan, add the oil, fry cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, green chilly and onions till onions become translucent. Then add the tomatoes, salt to taste, red chilly powder and the minced soya chunks. Saute' well, switch off the heat and allow to cool a bit. 

Now fill the bell pepper cups with the soya mince, arrange the cups onto a baking tray or dish, generously grate cheese and bake in oven for 10 mins and then grill for 5 mins till the cheese melts and golden.
Serve hot.

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