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Lentil patties vegan – pardina lentil fritters recipe

Lentil patties / lentil fritters vegan (with pardina lentils)

Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside taste these delicious lentil patties. They are made of pardina lentils, have a firm-to-the-bite consistency and are vegan. Plus, you can easily and quickly make the lentil fritters yourself with the recipe using just a few ingredients. They are perfect for lunch with a side dish or salad, as a snack between meals or as an appetizer.
Course Main Course, Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 pieces


  • 200 g pardina lentils (soaked overnight in plenty of cold water)
  • 150 g cooked rice
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • a little nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Thoroughly drain the pardina lentils soaked overnight in water and finely puree them.
  • Add garlic and onion cut into pieces and puree the lentil mixture again.
  • Add cooked rice and mix it to a homogeneous, solid mass, seasoning it with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Form flattened patties from the lentil and rice mixture.
  • Add some vegetable oil to the pan and heat it. Fry the lentil patties in it over low to medium heat until golden brown on both sides.


  • It is best to use a sticky type of rice and not a loose one. Round grain rice is good for this.
  • It is best to cook rice the day before and store in the refrigerator.
  • You can add any spices and herbs to the lentil fritters.
  • Be sure to fry the lentil patties over low to medium heat for about 8-10 minutes on each side so they don't burn and are well-done on the inside.
  • Note the detailed tips and tricks for making the vegan lentil patties at the top of the post.