Sunday, October 30, 2016

Quick and easy patty recipe!

I love patties, but always thought they were a lot of work, till I figured this out :-)

Here is my easy peasy patty recipe, that you can tweak to your taste.

Ingredients
  1. Steamed veggies - Potato, carrot, cauliflower, peas, beans, as per your choice. You can have more or less veggies as per availability.
  2. Whole wheat flour (Atta)
  3. Roasted and powdered Oats
  4. Ghee (clarified butter) - optional
  5. spices - as per taste
Method
  • My patty base is potato, so I take that a little more than other veggies.
  • Take all veggies in a bowl and mash well with fingers. Add green peas finally as I don't like to mash them too much.
  • Spices to be added - 
    • pinch of turmeric
    • Jeera powder
    • Garam masala (optional - I don't include this for the toddler)
    • pepper powder or red chilli powder (optional)
    • Italian herbs (optional)
    • Salt (as per taste). Avoid salt for babies <1 br="" old.="" year="">
  • Add a spoon of Ghee, Atta and Oats flour and mix well to achieve patty consistency. The mixture should not be too sticky or too thick.
  • Pat the mixture into circle or oval shaped patties and keep them ready.
  • You can shallow fry on a tawa or deep fry in a pan with little ghee or oil.
  • I cook them in my Usha Halogan Oven.
  • Grease a plate with some ghee and arrange the patties on the plate.
  • Cook at 150 C for 15 minutes. Turn the other side and repeat. A thin crust is formed.
  • If you want it to be crisper, increase temperature to 180 C and time 12 minutes on each side.
  • Enjoy hot with mint chutney or tomato sauce as a snack :) 
  • You can also use this patty inside a burger bun with lettuce and fresh veggies to make a Veg Burger!
Variations
  • You can make the base ingredient as soaked and ground Channa to make tasty Channa patties. Healthy protein rich option.
  • Veggies can also be blended in a blender along with a green chilly for spice lovers.
  • Add a spoon or 2 of corn flour for crispiness.
  • The patty can also be coated in bread crumbs before frying - for crispiness.

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