Saturday, September 10, 2016

Vegan Black-eyed Peas & Rice Cutlet/Lobia Tikki

Today's post is going to be an another nutritious evening snacks to enjoy thoroughly with your favourite sauce. Served even as appetizers, this protein rich patties aka cutlets makes an excellent crowd pleaser.This recipe is very simple and definitely a wholesome patties to give a try. Black-eyed peas have many vital nutrients such as Vitamin B, Vitamin E, iron and potassium. Half a cup of cooked black-eyed peas have only 80 calories obviously if you want to loss some weight dont hesitate a second to have your dose of this beans for your snacks or in your meal.Not to forget that one of the main health benefit of these beans is their high fiber content which helps a lot to regulate our digestive system.

Black-eyed peas Cutlet, Lobia Cutlet

Usually potato is used for making cutlets/tikkis, but my today's post is completely different from the usual one. I used leftover cooked rice instead of potato and this works prefect for making some nutritious cutlets. This cutlets are my last post for this week's blogging marathon, you might have noticed that am running Mega marathon for this whole month of September with 5 ingredients for 5 weeks as theme under the title Cooking Carnival. After dishing out three different dishes with dry green peas, i have been posting some delicious dishes with black-eyed peas as this beans is a star ingredient for this week. Hope you all enjoyed the variety of foods i have blogged during this week. Stay tuned for know about my next week's posts with an another incredible dry bean which am gonna showcase for a week.

Vegan Black-eyed peas tikkis, Lobia kebab

1cup Cooked rice
2cups Black-eyed peas(cooked)
1no Onion (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
Few curry leaves
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Fennel seed powder
2tbsp Cornflour
Salt
Oil for shallow frying

Combine the cooked black-eyed peas, cooked rice, garam masala powder, fennel seed powder in a large bowl.

Meanwhile heat few drops of oil and saute the chopped onions, chopped green chillies and curry leaves until the onions turns transculent.

Add this cooked veggies along with the already prepared black-eyed peas-rice mixture.

Mix everything well along with enough salt, make small balls from this mixture,flatten them and keep aside.

Black-eyed peas cutlet, Vegan Lobia tikkis

Make a white paste with cornflour and enough water, dip the flatten cutlets.

Heat the oil for shallow frying,drop gently the already prepared cutlets and fry on both sides in medium flame until the crust turns golden brown..

Enjoy with ketchup for evening snacks.
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13 comments:

Usha Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Never considered rice as a binder for cutlets. Lobia cutlets have a nice crunchy outer layer.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

These cutlets will make a great evening snack. Looks so delicious..

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Never added rice for binding sounds like an interesting idea.BTW tikka looks absolutely delicious..

Harini-Jaya R said... Reply To This Comment

Super addictive cutlets, Priya.

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

thats a great idea to use rice insteaed of potatoes..i usually fear the overuse of potatoes...nice one

Mrs.Mano Saminathan said... Reply To This Comment

Superb snack! Looks delicious!

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Even I like to add rice to lots of dishes, the Tikkis have a new combination and I am drooling over them.

Sapana Behl said... Reply To This Comment

Rice and black eyed peas tikki looks tasty.

Srividhya Gopalakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

Tikki with rice is a great idea.. amazing..

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful recipe with rice. Great idea to use the leftover rice.

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

cool recipe with leftover rice and Kaaramani ! yummy cutlets

Archana Potdar said... Reply To This Comment

Wow taste bhi aur health bhi. Love the cutlets.

Smruti Shah said... Reply To This Comment

These rice and black eyed peas cutlets ar fabulous!!