Thursday, November 26, 2009

Spaghetti with faux meat balls

Spaghetti - 100 gms

For the sauce
Garlic - 4 pods - dice
Pasta seasoning - 2 tbsps
Olive oil ( seasoned) - 2 tbsp
Onion - 2 medium
Tomato - 1 large ( dice fine)
Green chilies - 2 dice fine
Chillie powder - to taste
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves - for garnish
Cheese - grated for garnishing

For the 'meat' balls
Soya granules - 100 gms
Potato flakes ( optional ) 25 gms
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Chillie powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Cornflour - 3 tbsp
Oil for deep frying

Slide spaghetti into boiling water. Add oil and salt and cook till al dente.
Drain the water and immediately immerse in or hold under cold water.
Keep aside

Prepare the soya balls
Soak the soya granules in warm water for 10 mins.
Drain and squeeze the granules well
Mix with the rest of the ingredients and a little water if required to bind
Make into small balls and deep fry till golden brown.

In a wok add olive oil
Add the garlic, onion, green chillies.  sauté .
Add the tomato, fry awhile
Add the tomato Purée
Crush the seasoning and add.
Also the salt, chilie powder, and simmer on slow fire till it thickens.

Slide in the 'meat balls' and allow to simmer and absorb the sauce.
Add a water a little at a time, if it thickens too much.
Remove from fire.
Serve spaghetti on a plate and spoon the sauce over it.
Garnish with coriander leaves and grated cheese and top it with seasoned olive oil if required.
Eat and enjoy.
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  1. perfect faux. I have some soy granules, left over from a previous recipe gone wrong :)

    thanks to you..this time they will be yummy!!!

  2. Radha...this looks better than any Italian Restaurant! you are incredible. Beautiful shots too!

  3. I love to tried out Spaghetti recipes, so this sure is add on on my try list :)

  4. The spaghetti with faux meatballs looks very inviting !

  5. The meatball looks great and it goes perfectly together. Btw, I've an award for you. Please feel free to stop by my blog to collect the batch. And don't forget to leave down your link. Thank you very much.


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