Sunday, June 13, 2010

Veggie Patties

Not feeling like to have a "proper" lunch today, I just made several veggie patties to go with some raw vegies and bun. Unlike meat patties, vegie patties are more difficult to handle. It is so soft that I need to handle it with extra care. Otherwise, it will be out of shape. May be for the next trial, I should add some bread crumbs to firm up the dough.

For my first attempt, here's the outcome. The patty has a thin layer of crunch outside, and it tastes like a flavorful mashed potato inside. Overall, it resembles a hash brown - my hubby's all time favorite! For the left over patties, I stored it in the freezer. I'll just heat it up in the oven for our next meal. :)

Veggie Patties
Yields for 6 patties


500gm potato, peeled and cubed
1 carrot, peeled and diced
2 onion, peeled and coarsely chopped
4 clove of garlic, peeled and chopped
1 pearl corn, kerneled
half egg, lightly beaten
Japanese bread crumbs
salt and black pepper to taste
cooking oil


1. Steam carrot and potato under high heat for 8 minutes. Leave it cool. Mash it with potato masher. Set aside.

2. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wok. Saute onion and garlic under low heat until onion turn soft. Remove from wok and add to the mashed potato.

3. Combine the mashed potato and carrot with sauted garlic and onion, beaten egg and corn kernel. Sprinkle it with salt and pepper. Mixed well. Pat 1/6 of the mixture into burger and sprinkle the surface with bread crumbs. Continue the make the balance 5 patties.

4. Heat up a pan with some oil. Pan-fry the patties until each side turn golden yellow.


ann low said...

I have never made veggie Patties before. Thanks for sharing this delicious and healthy patties. Very nice presentation ;)

buzzingbee said...

Might try it out one day..when I'm not so tied-up :(
Nice sharing!!

WendyinKK said...

I've seen some using mashed firm tofu to do veggie patties.
I'd love to have these with some Maggi Chili Sauce

MeRy said...


Priya Suresh said...

Elegant patties looks awesome..

Little Inbox said...

Anncoo, thanks. This is my first attempt, still need some improvement.

buzzingbee, remember to give it an extra care when you make this.

wendyywy, oh yea I saw it too.

MeRy, give it a try!

Priya, thanks.

Clare @ Mrs Multitasker said...

This looks delicious. And looks like a good child-friendly dish too! I was just telling LK of food-4tots that her post on Parantha reminded me of a corn fritter recipe I like... This does too!

tigerfish said...

I agree it is not easy to bind all the veggies together in a pattie.

My friend and I tried making veggie dumpling (wontons) before and all the veggies are hard to bind :(

Jessica said...

My husband and I are always looking for good veggie dinners for our 3 meatless meals a week! So I am very excited to come across these!

New Kid on the Blog said...

Oooo.. yummy yummy!!

jason said...

Nice presentation! Maybe I should try this some time. :)

noobcook said...

the patty looks so cheery! would love to have that for lunch too hehe

Little Inbox said...

Clare @ Mrs Multitasker, I see. I drop by her post this morning too.

tigerfish, yes, I found it quite difficult to make it info firm patties.

Jessica, hehe, so this is my meatless meal too.

New Kid, you may want to hands on too. See how difficult it is, hehe...

jason, thanks. Feel free to give it a try.

noobcook, make a burger with veggie patty, some raw vegetables and a bun, then it's a hearty meal already.

Food For Tots said...

Great to go for a veggie lunch! Your patties look so crispy and delicious! Btw, if u want to firm up the patties, try to add some cornflour during mixing. Shape them and keep in the fridge for 1-2 hours. Hope it helps. ;)

Little Inbox said...

Food For Tots, yes it helps. Thanks for the tips. I will try this soon.

Mary Bergfeld said...

What a marvelous idea for lunch or supper. I think they look beautiful. I hope you had a great day. Blessings...Mary

pigpigscorner said...

I've never made veg patties! Looks so refreshing!

Joanne said...

I LOVE veggie patties! Yours look super flavorful!

Laetitia said...

a delicious idea to eat vegetables!

Mansi said...

A nice twist to standard Indian potato patties!:)

do send it in for the Magic Bullet recipe contest/giveaway hosted on my blog:)Your recipe could win you a Free Magic Bullet To Go!

Little Inbox said...

Mary, I'm so in love of this kind of light meal. :)

pigpigscorner, my first attempt didn't turn out smooth, it took me very long to shape the patties, hehe...

Joanne, hehe thanks.

Laetitia, yes and it's a healthy snack too.

Mansi, too bad, I reside in Malaysia. No chance to win. :(

Von said...

This looks delicious! I'll have to tryt his some time- The crispy outside looks really good, and the veggies and potatoes soud really yummy- I love hashbrowns too =]


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