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Potato broccoli patties

Potato broccoli patties make a great snack. Crispy, textured and tasty snack that's inspired from IKEA Vegetable medallions.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Servings: 6


  • 3 potatoes medium
  • 1 cup Broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoon Plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper freshly crushed
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil for shallow frying


  • Wash and peel the potatoes using a grater with large holes.Wash it to remove excess starch. Drain over a metal strainer.
  • Bring water to boil, enough for the veggies to immerse.
  • I first parboiled Broccoli. Add the florets, only after water boils. Wait for a minute or two. Add little salt while boiling.
  • Take out the broccoli florets and plunge immediately to ice water to retain the green, prevent over cooking.
  • Pat dry in a clean kitchen towel.
  • Pulse it by running it just once or twice in a mixie/ food processor.
  • Now, add grated potato to boiling water. Add little salt.
  • When it becomes frothy (2 mins approx) drain from water and you can either proceed to squeeze the excess water in kitchen towel after cooling it for a while. Or, give a ice bath for it too and proceed to squeeze out the water.
  • Place the potato, broccoli in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper powder and salt. Add all purpose flour.Mix well evenly.
  • Heat oil for shallow frying in a pan. Shape a portion of the prepared mixture tightly. Transfer to your hands and place it in hot oil carefully.
  • Cook both sides over medium heat for 3 minutes each side. Adjust timing and flame as needed. It should be cooked crisp and golden. So make sure oil is hot. If not, it will retain oil.
  • Drain over paper towels and finish the mixture in few batches.



  • Use large holed grater for best resuts
  • You can use ½ cup cheddar cheese in thisBake it at 190 Deg C if you want to avoid oil.
  • Add the powders sprinkled way every where.
  • If it does not hold together the shape, use more maida (APF)