*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    VEGETABLE PATTIES WITH PEANUT SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Asian
                 Sauces                           Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   c            Yellow split peas, soaked
    1 1/2   c            Water
    1       c            Chopped onions
    2       ts           Chopped garlic
      1/2   tb           Minced ginger
      1/2   ts           Cumin
      1/4   ts           Cayenne
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   ts           Black pepper
      1/2   c            Chopped cilantro
    1       t            Fresh lemon juice
      1/2   c            Wholewheat breadcrumbs
    4       tb           Safflower oil
    1       ea           Southeast Asian peanut sauce
 
   Drain peas & rinse well.  Place in medium pot with
   water & 1/2 cup of chopped onion.  Stir in garlic,
   cumin, ginger, cayenne & salt.  Bring to a boil &
   simmer for 30 minutes, till all the liquid is
   absorbed. Cool slightly. In a blender, combine the
   peas with the remaining onions, pepper & cilantro.
   Puree for 1 minute.  Transfer to a mixing bowl & add
   lemon juice & bread crumbs.  Mix well.  If too dry,
   add a little water. Shape into 8 patties.
   Heat 2 tb oil in a medium skillet.  Cook the patties
   for 7 minutes on each side.  Drain on paper towels.
   Serve with peanut sauce.
  
 
 
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