Vegetable Patties

Shallow fried flat vegetable Patties

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

Although this is marked as a vegetarian dish, it contains eggs. You can substitute milk for eggs and get somewhere similar result.

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1/2 kg Potatoes
    • 1/4 cup peas (shelled and boiled)
    • 1/4 cup french beans (chopped).
    • 1/4 cup chopped carrots.
    • Salt
    • 1 1/2 tbsps garam masala powder.
    • 1 lemon.
    • 1 onion finely chopped
    • 2 tbsps green chilly paste (or red chilly paste)
    • 1/4 cup sweet corn
    • Oil for shallow frying
    • 1 egg
    • 2 tbps white flour
    • Pinch orange food colour
    • 6 tbsps bread crumbs


    1. Boil  french beans, carrots, and potatoes with little salt untill soft. Drain all the water from it.
    2. Add peas and mash vegetables.
    3. Add corn, 3 tbsps bread crumbs, lemon, onion, chilly, salt, garam masala powder and orange food colour, mix well. If mixture is sticky then add more bread crumbs.
    4. Beat egg, add white flour and beat again to break flour lumps. Keep aside.
    5. Take little mixture in your palm, flatten it to form a round patties, finish the remaining mixture same way.
    6. Dip patties in egg mixture (one at a time) roll in bread crumbs and shallow fry(nonstick pan) in hot oil on medium heat till golden brown.
    7. Keep on kitchen towel to drain off excess oil.
    8. Serve hot with green chutney.
    9. ALTERNATIVELY: You can even make yummy burgers with it.
    10. Slit burger bun, place one patties ,keep tomato slice ,capsicum,and onion slice on it ,spread about 2 tsps of salad cream ,and dots of chilly sauce on it,close it and serve with fries.


    tuhina verma

    wt we can use in place of eggs



    Thanks for the comment!



    this recipe tastes Awesome!!!!!!!!!