Kumera and Tuna Patties

Recipe by Jubes
READY IN: 50mins


  • 600
    g kumara, peeled roughly chopped and steamed
  • 1
    large onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 12
    cup parsley (cilantro) or 1/2 cup coriander, chopped finely (cilantro)
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon pepper, freshly ground
  • 1
    teaspoon curry powder or 1 teaspoon curry paste
  • 1
    chili, finely diced (optional)
  • 425
    g tuna, well drained
  • 12
    cup dried breadcrumbs (packaged) or 1/2 cup dried gluten-free breadcrumbs


  • Peel and roughly chop the kumera.
  • Steam the kumera and roughly mash. Measure out 2 cups of mashed kumera for the recipe.
  • Add the 2 cups kumera and all remaining ingredients to a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Using your hands, roll 1/4 cup of the mixture into a ball and flatten them to form patty shapes. Continue with the remaining mixture. If the mixture is too wet, add in some more breadcrumbs.
  • You can roll the patties in some extra dry packaged breadcrumbs if you wish.
  • Refrigerate patties for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Heat a little oil in a large frypan and add the patties. Cook until browned on each side. Turn patties gentley.
  • Serve with a salad on the side and a sauce/mayonnaise of your choice.