Party Starter: Green Veggie Patties Recipe

Here’s a healthy, delicious recipe starter. The main ingredient in this recipe is spinach. Low in fat and even lower in cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper and manganese.

Green Veggie Patties

Ingredients
1 cup blanched spinach
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup chopped green beans
4 green chilis
2 grated boiled potatoes
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp red chili flakes
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp desiccated coconut
1 tsp corn flour
salt, to taste

Directions
In a blender, blend quickly blanched spinach, green peas, beans and green chili. To this paste add the boiled and grated potato, corn flour, desiccated coconut and spices. Mix well and form into patties. In a pan, add 1 tsp coconut oil and shallow fry the patties. Serve hot.

This recipe is healthy as well as tasty. It can be served with tomato chutney or mint chutney.

Arya Krishna is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, educator, and speaker. She completed her Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from Amrita School of Ayurveda, Kerala, India. She is registered as an Ayurveda doctor (Reg No: 14664) under the Indian Medical Council. She received a Fellowship in Orthopedic Rehabilitation from Apollo group of Institutions, Hyderabad. An editor with the International Ayurvedic Medical Journal, she previously served as the associate editor of the American Ayurvedic Journal of Health. Before moving to the US in 2015, she was Resident Medical Officer (Ayurveda) in AyurVAID hospital, Bangalore and has knowledge and experience in precision and evidence-based Ayurveda. She was an Ayurveda Domain expert with Health Connect 24 – a unique platform to bring together Ayurveda, Yoga and swadeshi. She is efficient in performing all Panchakarma procedures (purification therapies) and has knowledge of Marma Therapy. Other areas of expertise include Ayurveda diet and lifestyle, women’s health, and rasayana (rejuvenation). She works for the promotion and propagation of Ayurveda by offering lectures, webinars and contributing to various journals. She is a resource person for the Council of Ayurveda Research (CAR) and is an Ayurvedic blogger with Mother Earth Living. Currently, she is residing in Danville, Pennsylvania and is listed as a BAMS doctor with AAPNA (Association of Ayurveda Practitioners of North America). She is an Ayurveda Consultant and Educational coordinator with Be Mind Body Skin, New Jersey and Subject Matter Expert at At Home with Ayurveda, UK.

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