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Crispy Quinoa Spinach Patties

Crispy Quinoa and Spinach patties

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 3 people
Author Aarti Sharma


  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach blanched
  • 1/2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Canola oil to pan fry


  • In a large mouth bowl, add the quinoa, ginger & garlic paste, cumin powder, garam masala, green chillies, chopped parsley, black pepper powder, bread crumbs, lemon juice, blanched spinach and salt. Mix well.
  • Make round patties with the mixture.
  • In a skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil on medium heat and place the patties.
  • Let it develop a golden color on one side before flipping over and repeat the process for the other side as well.
  • Transfer the patties on a serving plate and serve hot with ketchup, chutney or dipping sauce.


You can also bake patties in an oven. Oil a baking sheet, and arrange the patties with a bit of space between each. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the bottoms are brown. Flip and bake for another 5 minutes.