Sunday, 4 March 2012

Lightly Seasoned Lentil Patties



Makes 12-14 patties so plenty for freezing

Ingredients

1 small onion (finely chopped)
1 cup red lentils
2 cups low salt vege stock
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 carrot (grated)
1 medium potato (grated)
1 small sweet potato (grated)
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander or 1 tsp dried
3 eggs (beaten)
5 or 6 slices wholemeal bread (crumbed)
fouler for dusting
cooking oil (rapeseed or sunflower)

Method

Fry the onion and garam masala until the onion starts to become transparent
Add the lentils and vege stock and bring to the boil
Simmer for 10 - 15 mins
Add the grated vegetables and coriander and cook for a further 5 mins or until the mixture is quite dry
Beat the eggs in a bowl, add the vege mix from the saucepan and the breadcrumbs and mix well
Dust the bench with flour and form patties.
Fry in vegetable oil at a medium to high temperature

Uncooked patties can be frozen