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04 May 2006 @ 04:05 pm
ZUCCHINI, PUMPKIN & CORN PATTIES  
ZUCCHINI, PUMPKIN & CORN PATTIES

ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 onion, copped finely
  3. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  4. 1 fresh corriander root and 5cm of the stem, chopped finely
  5. 2 zuchini's, grated or chopped finely
  6. 1/4 of a small pumpkin, greated or chopped finely
  7. 1/2 cup corn kernels

  8. 1/3 cup fresh corriander leaves
  9. 1/2 cup self raising flour
  10. 1/4 teaspoon creame of tartar powder (next to "bicarb soda" etc at the supermarket)
  11. 1/2 cup rolled oats
  12. water if needed

  13. bread crumbs

  14. 2 table spoons olive oil


method

  1. heat olive oil in frypan
  2. fry onion, cumin seeds, corriander root, until onion is cooked
  3. add zucchini's, pumpkin and corn, stir, and then put a lid over the frypan to let the veggies steam. stir every few minutes til veges are soft

  4. transfer the veggies to a big mixing bowl and add the corriander leaves, flour, creame of tartar, oats, and water; mix thouroughly. (add more flour/oats or water until it's the right consistency for patties)

  5. make pattie shapes from the mixture, and coat in bread crumbs
  6. fry in a frypan with the olive oil, til brown on both sides.


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great served with roast tomatoes and salad.

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the only problem i had with this recipe was making sure the patties were cooked all the way through (the flour was a bit "gluey"). but they were delicious anyway.
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