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Little People Food - Spinach, Rice and Corn Patties

A quick and filling snack or meal for toddlers and kids with leftover rice, spinach and corn.
Course Appetizer / Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 patties
Calories 205kcal
Author Manju

Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp Oil or ghee enough for shallow frying
  • 1/2 cup Leftover cooked rice
  • 1 cup Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Frozen corn kernels
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • 1 cup Bread crumbs use gluten free, if needed

Instructions

  • Blanch the spinach and keep aside. Cook the corn well in some water, drain and keep aside.
  • Mash the rice well with the spinach and corn and add the salt, pepper and garam masala. Mix well. It should form a thick enough dough that will hold for shallow frying, if not add a little more rice or some of the bread crumbs and mix.
  • Take about a lime size ball of the dough, pat on your palms to for a small pattie. Drench in bread crumbs. Repeat with the rest of the dough and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil or ghee in a saute pan on medium heat.
  • Place the patties in the oil. Let it cook on each side for 2-3 mins or so until it becomes golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.1mg