Beet Chop/Beetroot Patty – My twist on a street food from Kolkata
Recipe Type: Appetiser, Snacks
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A delicious healthy patty made with beet root. Perfect with tea or even in a vegetable sandwich
  • 2 medium size beetroots, grated
  • a bunch of chives, finely chopped (you can use 1 medium size onion as a substitute)
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ tsp pinch asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 large onion, boiled and mashed
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 1 tbs panko bread crumbs (or any bread crumbs)
  • salt
  • oil, for pan fry
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped (to serve with the chop)
  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped (to serve with the chop)
  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients except oil, red onion and cucumber.
  2. Make the patties from the mixture in whatever shape or size you like. This is the part where your hands will get all red and messy
  3. Keep these in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat the oven to 350 F.
  5. In a flat pan, heat 2 tbs oil and fry the patties in medium heat for about 4 minutes on each side.
  6. Transfer the patties to a baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with chopped red onions and cucumbers.
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