Grain Patties with Vegetables
ready in 1 hr 10 min.
- For the patties
- 1 ¾ cups Couscous
- 1 cup boiling vegetable stock
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 small Turnip (grated)
- 1 carrot (grated)
- 1 small onion (finely chopped)
- salt (to taste)
- freshly ground peppers (to taste)
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon Cumin
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric
- 1 pinch ground cilantro
- 1 tablespoon Tahini
- 2 tablespoons flour
Pour the couscous in a bowl and pour over the stock. Leave to swell for 20 minutes, then break up with a fork.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the turnip, carrot and onion until soft, then remove from the heat.
Stir into the couscous with the salt, pepper, lemon zest, cumin, turmeric, coriander and tahini. Stir in the flour until a pliable dough is formed.
Shape the couscous dough into small patties and place on the baking tray.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.
For the cucumber sprouts salad: mix the cucumber with the sprouts.
Whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice and oil and toss with the cucumber and sprouts. Season with salt and pepper.