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Vegetable Patties With Peanut Sauce

Posted in : Vegetarian on by : Daphne


3/4 C.(s) yellow split peas, soaked1 1/2 C.(s) water1 C.(s) chopped onions2 tsp. chopped garlic1/2 Tbsp. minced ginger root1/2 tsp. cumin1/4 tsp. cayenne1/2 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. black pepper1/2 C.(s) chopped cilantro1 tsp. fresh lemon juice1/2 C.(s) wholewheat breadcrumbs4 Tbsp. safflower oil1 each southeast asian peanut sauce


Drain peas and rinse well. Place in medium pot with water and 1/2 C. of chopped onion. Stir in garlic, cumin, ginger, cayenne and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes, till all the liquid is absorbed. Cool slightly. In a blender, combine the peas with the remaining onions, pepper and cilantro. Puree for 1 minute. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add lemon juice and bread crumbs. Mix well. If too dry, add a little water. Shape into 8 patties. Heat 2 Tbls. oil in a medium skillet. Cook the patties for 7 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with peanut sauce.