Grilled Beet and Lentil Patties

Grilled Beet and Lentil Patties
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What Started it all:
Lentils, Beet, baking powder, grill

A quick and easy recipe for deliciously spiced grilled beet and lentil patties. Perfect for a light yet satisfying meal that packs a punch of flavor!


  • 1 cup lentils
  • 2 medium beets, peeled and grated
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Non-stick cooking spray (for grilling)


  1. Cook the Lentils: In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the lentils and cook for about 20-25 minutes, or until tender. Drain and let cool.
  2. Prepare the Beet Mixture: In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated beets, minced garlic, chopped onion, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Add the cooled lentils to the beet mixture. Stir in the baking powder, breadcrumbs, and chopped cilantro until well combined.
  4. Form Patties: Using your hands, form the mixture into 8 equal-sized patties.
  5. Preheat the Grill: Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Spray the grill with non-stick cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  6. Grill the Patties: Place the patties on the preheated grill. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are crispy on the outside and heated through.
  7. Serve: Serve the grilled beet and lentil patties hot, with a side of yogurt sauce or your favorite chutney.
  8. Conclusion: These grilled beet and lentil patties are a fantastic option for a quick, healthy meal that’s full of flavor and texture. Enjoy them with your favorite dipping sauce and a side salad for a complete meal that’s sure to please everyone at the table!

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