Recipe Summary

6 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine lentils and potatoes in a medium saucepan. Cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Combine lentil mixture and salt in a large bowl. Mash; set aside.

  • Steam carrot, cauliflower, and peas, covered, 3 minutes or until tender. Set aside.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Add cumin, ginger, mustard seeds, red pepper, and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat, and stir in cilantro.

  • Add onion mixture, carrot mixture, and farina to lentil mixture; stir gently. With floured hands, divide mixture into 6 equal portions, shaping into 4-inch patties. Dip each patty in egg substitute; dredge in breadcrumbs.

  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in skillet over medium heat until hot. Add 3 patties; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove patties from skillet. Set aside; keep warm. Repeat procedure with 2 teaspoons oil and 3 patties. Serve in pita bread halves.

Nutrition Facts

255 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 2.2g; protein 10.9g; carbohydrates 41.5g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 5.7mg; sodium 518mg; calcium 94mg.