Lentil and Vegetable Patties Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Toor daal1 Tablespoon
 Potatoes2 , diced
 Carrots2 , diced
 Onion1 , diced
 Cauliflower1⁄2 , cut into small florets
 Green chilies2 , chopped
 Chopped fresh coriander1 Tablespoon
 Corn oil2 Tablespoon
 Onion seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ginger pulp1 Teaspoon
 Garam masala1 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon (For Shallow Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 285 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.4%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.16 mg

Sodium 832.8 mg34.7%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.8%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 6 g11.6%

Vitamin A 116.4% Vitamin C 131.9%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Wash the lentils and boil in lightly salted water until soft but not mushy.
Remove from the heat and set aside (still in the cooking water) while preparing the rest of the ingredients.
Put the potatoes, carrots, onion, cauliflower, green chillies and fresh coriander into a saucepan with water to cover and cook until the vegetables are soft.
Drain and set aside.
Heat the oil in a karahi or a deep frying pan, add the onion seeds and fry until they turn a shade darker.
Add the cooked vegetables, the drained lentils, ginger, garam masala, chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.
Stir so that all the ingredients are combined well together.
Transfer the mixture into a large bowl and leave to cool.
Using a fork, break off small balls from the mixture, about the size of a golf ball and flatten in the palm of your hands to form small patties.
You should get about 10-12 patties.
If the patty mixture seems to break apart easily, add about 1 tablespoon of plain flour to the mixture to help the patties stay together.
Once you have made the lentil patties, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the patties in batches and fry over a medium heat, turning them at least once.
Serve these Lentil and Vegetable Patties hot.
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