Yellow Split Pea Patties

Posted by: EatFree

>> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian



  • 1.5 cups yellow split peas
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 serrano chili, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped finely
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1 cup cooked pinto beans
  • Canola oil for deep frying


  1. Soak split peas in water for 6 hours.  
  2. Drain water.  Add salt, pepper, and chili.  Blend with enough water to make cake batter consistency.  Stir in rest of ingredients except oil.  Set aside.
  3. Heat oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Scoop mixture using ice cream scoop into oil.  Fry for 2 minutes or until lightly golden on outside.  Drain on paper towels.  Let cool.
  4. Heat oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Flatten fritters using hands into a patty.  Fry for about 3 minutes or until inside is fully cooked.  Drain on paper towels.   Enjoy by itself or in a sandwich!
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