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Veggie Bean Quinoa Patties
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Veggie Bean Quinoa Patties

These Veggie Bean Quinoa Patties are delicious and healthy. They are filled with the goodness of beans, quinoa, vegetables and walnuts. In other words, these low carb quinoa patties are high in fibers and proteins. When combined with multigrain healthy breads and accompaniments such as avocados, cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, etc., will make a mouth-watering burger.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cool Down and Making Patties30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Indian, Mediterranean
Diet: Hindu, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Bean patties, Quino Patties, Vegan Patties, Vegetarian Pattie
Servings: 30
Calories: 56kcal


  • 100 g Onion 1/2 diced finely
  • 50 g Bell pepper 1/2 of each color diced finely
  • 50 g Carrots 1 medium sized grated
  • 50 g Beetroot 1 medium sized grated
  • 1/2 cup Corn kernel
  • 1 cup Quinoa 1 cup cooked
  • 1 cup Red kidney beans Boil to cook if using dry beans or you may use canned beans
  • 1 cup Black beans Boil to cook if using dry beans or you may use canned beans
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts Roasted and roughly chopped
  • Breadcrumbs As required
  • 5 g Green chilies 2-3 Finely chopped
  • 20 g Cilantro Chopped



  • Heat oil in a wide pan and add cumin seeds followed by green chilies
    1 tbsp Roasted cumin seeds, 5 g Green chilies
    Cumin seeds and green chillies being fried in frying pan.
  •  Now add chopped onions and sauté for a minute.
    100 g Onion
    Chopped onions added to frying pan to make quinoa cutlets
  •  After that, add corn and half mash it with a masher while sauteing it.
    1/2 cup Corn kernel
    Corn added to sauteing mix to make quinoa cutlets
  • Then add grated carrots and beetroot. Continue to sauté on high to evaporate the liquid from the vegetables. 
    50 g Carrots, 50 g Beetroot
    Adding carrots and beets roots to the frying pan for making quinoa patties
  • Now add all bell peppers and again continue to sauté them on high for a minute while stirring it continuously. After that, add beans and half mashed them with a masher.
    50 g Bell pepper, 1 cup Red kidney beans, 1 cup Black beans
    Adding bell peppers and mashing to make quinoa patties
  • Switch off the heat and let it cool down.
  • When its cold enough to handle with bare hands, transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl and add quinoa. 
    1 cup Quinoa
    Adding quinoa to make mix for quinoa patties
  • If you have not already roasted and chopped the walnuts, now is the time to do it while mixture is cooling. Add the walnuts along with quinoa and mix.
    1/2 cup Walnuts
    Adding roasted and crushed walnuts to quinoa patties mix
  •  Add cilantro as well and give it a good mix at the end.
    20 g Cilantro
  • Finally, add all the spices (salt, roasted cumin seeds, lemon pepper seasoning, red chili flakes and dry mango powder/lemon juice) and mix. 
    1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp Lemon pepper, 1 tsp Red chili flakes, 1 tsp Dry mango powder
    Adding cilantro and spices to quinoa patty mix
  • Shape the mixture into small patties and coat them with breadcrumbs.
    Shaped quinoa patties ready for shallow frying
  • Keep the coated cutlets in fridge for 1 hr. 
  • After an hour, pan-fry them on a griddle at medium heat.
    Shallow frying quinoa patties
  • Flip them once they are brown from the bottom and let me brown from the other side as well. 
    Flipping quinoa patties during the frying process
  • This is what the final patties should look like.
    Cooked quinoa patties


If you don’t need all the patties then stack them in a glass container with a lid, separated by butter paper, and freeze it for future use. All you have to do is pan-fry on medium heat.   


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 398IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg