Beetroot & Potato Patty

An excellent source of folate and manganese, beetroot is one of the few vegetables which brings color and health to the food we eat. Beetroot is loved as a pickle, in curd preparations, as a dip and simply raw in salads.

My fondness for beetroot stems from my childhood memories of the train journeys we would take to Kolkata in our summer vacations from Delhi. I would look forward to breakfast when those heart shaped beetroot patties would do the round. Crispy fried outer covering with three prominent flavors of black pepper, beetroot and potato.

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I tried to rekindle the magic and nostalgia with these shallow fried patties. Here’s my beetroot and potato patty, shallow fried to perfection, a perfect snack for toddlers and adults alike!

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 10 mins

Total time: 30 mins

Beetroot and Potato Patty: Healthy shallow fried patty with the goodness of beetroot

Author: Nanddsc_0099

Recipe type: Snack

Cuisine: Indian

Serving Size: Makes 8 Patties

Ingredients

  • Grated beetroot – 1 cup
  • Crushed peanut – 1/4 cup
  • Ginger, grated – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Chaat Masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Potato, boiled and mashed – 1 cup
  • Fresh coriander, chopped – 1/4 cup
  • Rawa – 3 tbs
  • Oil – 1 tbs & to shallow fry patty

Direction

  1. Add 1 tbs oil in a pan and add grated beetroot and ginger. Saute for a few minutes till it’s soft.
  2. Add salt, chaat masala, black pepper powder and cumin powder. Mix well and switch off the gas.
  3. Now add the mixture in mashed potato and add lemon juice, fresh coriander. Mix well and make equal sized flat and round patties.
  4. Spread rawa on a plate and slowly tap the patty from all sides till it’s fully coated with rawa. Do this for all patties.
  5. Heat a griddle and shallow fry these patties with very little oil on both sides till golden brown and crisp from outside.
  6. Serve hot with hung curd or red chili sauce dip or green chutney!

 

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