Couscous Patties

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the couscous in a bowl and add 1 cup (250ml/8fl. oz) of boiling water and leave for 10 minutes or until the water has been absorbed.
  • Fluff up with a fork.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large fry pan and fry the eggplant until soft and golden, then place in a bowl.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in the pan and add the onion, garlic, cumin and ground coriander.
  • Cook over medium heat for 4 minutes or until soft, then add to the bowl.
  • Heat the remaining oil and cook the capsicum for 5 minutes or until soft.
  • Place in the bowl and stir well.
  • Add the vegetable mixture to the couscous with the fresh coriander, lemon rind, lemon juice, yoghurt and egg and season to taste and mix well.
  • Using damp hands, divide the mixture into four portions and form into large patties, they should be about 2cm thick.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Shallow fry the patties over medium heat for 5 minutes each side.
  • Drain well and serve with yoghurt, can mix some mint into it.
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