Sago seeds and yam patties
150g sago seeds
300g yam, peeled, cut into cubes and blanched
300g boiled potatoes, peeled
80g chopped onion
20g chopped green chillies
5g chopped coriander
1 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
50g roasted peanuts, coarsely crushed
20g grated ginger
40g finely chopped onion
Oil, for frying
Soak the sago seeds in water for 2 hours, then drain well.
Mix it with the remaining ingredients and make lemon-size patties.
Shallow fry them in batches in medium hot oil until golden brown on all sides.
Remove them onto a paper towel-lined plate and serve hot with a spicy dip or chutney of your choice.
— Recipe by Mahec, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre, Al Garhoud,