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Amaranth and Red Lentil Patties
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Amaranth and Red Lentil Patties

Amaranth is significantly more nutritious compared to wheat and rice. It is rich in proteins, iron, calcium, manganese, fiber and other nutrients. It is common to use this grain during fasting for vegetarians in India because higher protein foods make one feel fuller for longer. Here is a recipe you could use to include this high protein grain in your diet as everybody's favorite, i.e. just cutlet snacks or burgers patties.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cool Down15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Indian, Mediterranean
Diet: Gluten Free, Hindu, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Amranth, Amranth Patties, Patties, Pink Lentil Patties, Red Lentil Patties
Servings: 6
Calories: 237kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Red lentil lal-masoor - dry boiled and cooked
  • 1/2 cup Amaranth rajgeera - dry boiled and cooked
  • 2 cup Spinach washed drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate kernels
  • Potatoes 1 medium sized boiled
  • 1/4 cup Almond flour
  • 1/4 cup Urad lentil flour
  • 1/4 cup Amaranth flour optional
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp Flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tsp Oil just enough to shallow fry the patties

Spices

Instructions

  • First cook lentil and amaranth separately according to package. They need to be dry not watery. In case you feel some free water, then strain with a strainer.
    cooked lentils and other ingredients for making lentil patties
  • Now mix everything together and the mixture should look like this picture.
    Mixed raw ingredients to make lentil patties
  • Shape them into small patties and pan-fry them on griddle at medium heat.
    Lentil Patties being shallow fried
  • When cooked right, these patties are crunchy outside and soft inside.
    Stacked lentil patties

Notes

You can serve these patties as cutlets or in burgers for vegetarian patties. In the picture below, I used these patties in a waffle burger along with onions, cabbage, cucumber, and radish. Serve with ketchup or cilantro mint chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1037IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 4mg