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Amaranth Potato Thyme Croquette

Vanita Vasudevan
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Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Amaranth Potato Thyme Croquette RECIPE

For those who love to eat, it is hard to resist potatoes! This is a creation out of a simple philosophy: Health during weekdays, Indulgence during weekends! This croquette combines the goodness of protein and carbs and is a gluten free baked treat on a rainy day that also serves as a healthy after school snack. Amaranth not only gives structure and flavour to the croquette but is also crisp, crunchy and nutty on the outside! The origin of both amaranth and potatoes are traced back to Peru, the discovery being about 8000 – 10000 years ago. Enjoy this simple treat with your evening tea.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Baking
  • Appetizers
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 4 medium potatoes boiled
  2. 3/4 cup roasted amaranth seeds
  3. 3 tablespoon chopped thyme
  4. 2 green chillies finely chopped
  5. 3 cloves of garlic grated
  6. 1 tablespoon black pepper crushed
  7. 1 tablespoon butter
  8. 1 tablespoon oil
  9. oil for brushing
  10. salt to taste


  1. Pre-heat your oven at 180 C
  2. Wash and peel the potatoes. Grate them and immerse them into a bowl of water and set aside.
  3. Roast the Amaranth until it crackles over a low flame.
  4. In a skillet, heat oil and then add chopped green chillies, grated garlic and chopped thyme.
  5. To this mix, add the grated potatoes, butter, salt, crushed pepper until the potatoes are flavoured through. Turn off the heat, and add the roasted amaranth seeds until well combined.
  6. Shape them into oval shaped croquettes. Roll this ball over the Amaranth seeds until coated on all sides.
  7. Brush with oil and bake for about 20 minutes in Oven mark 5 until evenly brown on all sides.

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শংকরী পাঠক
শংকরী পাঠক   Apr-02-2018

What is amaranth seed known as the Bengal?

Yugandhara Mhatre
Yugandhara Mhatre   Jun-26-2016

What is Amarnath seeds known in Maharashtra?

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