Chickpea and Kumara Koftas

Chickpea and Kumara Koftas

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Koftas are Persian in origin and the name covers a range of dishes using ground ingredients, in this case a kumara and chickpea patty.

Submitted by Jodi

Cook Time 20
Prep Time 10
Servings 8 patties


1 medium sized kumara
2 cups cooked chickpeas (or tinned)
2 spring onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp lemon juice
black pepper to taste
6 tbsp flour
1 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
oil for frying


Preparation Instructions

Peel and cube the kumara and steam, boil or microwave until tender. Put all ingredients, except for the flour and peas, into a food processor and puree. Mix in the flour and add the peas.

Cooking Instructions

Form patties and fry on both sides till golden brown.

Serving Instructions

These koftas are lovely served with chutney, aioli or tzasiki dips.