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Veggie Meatball Pasta Canape

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Soya chunks or soya nuggets has protein content same as of meat. Considering the health benefits, these are much good for kids. Here I have made vegetarian meatballs from the nutritious soya mince to make a canape along with pasta. The farfalle (bow tie pasta) are used to give nice look to the canapes. These canapes can be an awesome party starter. The meat balls are very soft inside and crispy outside. So lets check the method of preparation of the veggie meatball pasta canape as mentioned below.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings 6


  • Soya chunk 1 cup
  • Pasta farfalle 25 no.
  • Onion medium 1 no.
  • Carrot grated 2 tbsp
  • gm flour besan 1.5 tbsp
  • Rice flour 1 tbsp
  • Corn flour 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Green chili 2-3 no.
  • Ginger ½ inch
  • Coriander leave finely chopped 1-2 tbsp
  • Salt As needed
  • Pasta sauce As needed
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Water As needed


  • First cook the pasta pieces according to the package instruction. In a bowl, mix cooked pasta with little oil and keep aside.
  • Next boil water in a saucepan. Add soya chunks and cook them for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and let it rest for 15mins. Then drain water and wash under running water for 1-2 times to get rid of the raw smell of soya chunks.
  • Squeeze out excess water from the soya chunks. Then grind the soya chunks along with green chilies and ginger to a little coarse paste.
  • Transfer all the coarse paste to a mixing bowl. Add in rice flour, gram flour, corn flour, chopped onion, grated carrot, chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder, chili powder and salt. Mix well to form a smooth dough.
  • Shape them like small balls, around 25 no. of balls'll be formed.
  • Next heat oil in a pan on medium heat. Deep fry those balls on low-medium heat until they are evenly cooked and light brown in color. Drain on a paper towel.
  • Thread a piece of pasta and a veggie meatball on each toothpick.
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  • Serve warm with pasta sauce and enjoy !
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  • Completely squeeze out water from the soya chunks, otherwise mixture’ll not hold together to form smooth balls.
  • Oil should be low-medium hot for frying the balls.

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Myself Sasmita, an ex-software engineer by profession and food blogger by passion. I am the creator, writer & photographer of ' http://firsttimercook.com/ '. In every recipe, I share my thoughts about food, give cooking as well as baking tips.

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  1. 5 stars
    Congratulations Sasmita, Your recipe has been selected as ” Kids Recipe of the Week”. Here is the comment of Judge and Celebrity Chef Rakhee Vaswani for your Recipe ” Love and gratitude to the people who made the effort and removed their precious time to specially cook recipes, take pics and send in entries for this contest.
    Hope Picky Eaters pampers your kid’s palates 🙂 Happy Cooking / Baking!

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