Baked Amaranth Patties

By     10-Sep 2019     Reading Time: 3 Mins

Baked Amaranth Patties

Raise your hand if you don’t know what to do with amaranth this season. If you did, here is a quick-fix for you.

This recipe is quick and easy, high in protein patties recipe is crunchy on the outside and creamy from inside. It is delicious and packed with nutrients such as iron, fibre, magnesium and calcium.

Nutritional Benefits

Amaranth contains a wide range of minerals and good amount of calcium. It helps reduce inflammation in conditions like arthritis and gout. It is naturally gluten-free and so can be consumed by people suffering from gluten intolerance or Celiac’s disease.

The dietary fibre in amaranth helps balance cholesterol levels in the body.

Ingredients

  • 30 grams amaranth seeds, boiled
  • ½ small diced onion
  • 20 grams whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ egg
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 283 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 36.5 grams
  • Protein
  • 10.2 grams
  • Fats
  • 10.3 grams

Method

  • Preheat oven at 150 degree Celsius.
  • Sauté diced onion and minced clove of garlic in olive oil for a couple of minutes.
  • Add in a teaspoon of lemon and curry powder and cook for another minute.
  • Add the mixture to a pot of boiled amaranth seeds.
  • Add in whisked egg as well. In a bowl, mix bread crumbs, and chopped parsley.
  • Form the amaranth mixture into small balls and cover with the bread mixture.
  • Lay the breaded balls onto a tray lined with parchment paper and gently flatten it into patties.
  • Brush olive oil on patties and then bake it on 180 degree Celsius for about 12-15 minutes.
  • Serve hot!

Over to you

Dwell into the delightful flavour of this oil-free recipe. Serve with salad and chutney to make it a complete meal. Since the flavour is slightly nutty, it can be mixed with rice or other grains to enhance its nutritional value. Amaranth seeds can be popped like popcorn and added to puddings, custard, cereals or granola.

 

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