Soya Kola Urundai

I prepared soya kola urundai as appetizer for my first potluck and all my potluck friends and their kids too loved it. I tried for the first time and it was delicious.

Soya Kola Urundai

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Serves: 4

  • Meal maker or soya chunks- 200gm
  • Small onion - 7 finely chopped
  • Coriander- 1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Curry leaf- 1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Potato - 1- cooked and mashed
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
  • Corn flour - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

To powder:
  • Potutu kadala or porikadalai - 2 tbsp

To grind:
  • Green chili - 4
  • Cashew nuts- 10
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon - small piece


  1. Heat a pan or vessel with water and bring it to boil and add soya chunks. Keep in low flame for 10 min. Once it is cooked, squeeze soya chunks and rinse it twice with cold water. Drain water completely by squeezing them tightly.
  2. Add the drained chunks to the mixer and grind for few minutes. Soya chunks become shredded. Transfer it to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Grind pottukadalai into a fine powder and add them to shredded soya.
  4. Then again grind the ingredients given in to grind into a smooth thick paste by adding little water. Add this paste to soya mix.
  5. Pressure cook potato. Allow it to cool naturally and peel the skin. Mash it and add to soya mix.
  6. Finely chop small onion, cilantro, curry leaf and add them to soya. Add coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Mix them all together.
  7. In a small bowl make a thin batter of corn flour and all purpose flour. Make medium sized balls and Coat each balls with the batter and deep fry them.