*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       EGGPLANT AND BUCKWHEAT PATTIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Healthy And                      Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       md           Eggplant -- peeled and
                         Cubed
    2                    Cloves garlic -- minced
                         Juice of 1 lemon
                         Grated rind of 1 lemon
    2       tb           Olive oil
    1       tb           Butter
    1       lg           Onion -- minced
    2       c            Buckwheat groats -- cooked
                         Fine
    2       tb           Celery leaves -- minced
      1/4   ts           Pepper
    1       tb           Fresh parsley -- minced
    1                    Egg -- beaten
    1       tb           Buckwheat flour
                         Or more, if needed
    2       tb           Corn oil -- for frying
 
   Steam eggplant in a vegetable steamer for 8 to 10
   minutes, or until tender. Transfer to a glass or
   ceramic bowl and toss with garlic, lemon juice, lemon
   rind, and olive oil. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour,
   then finely chop in a
   food processor or blender, along with marinating
   liquid.
   
   Meanwhile, heat butter and brown onions in a large
   skillet.  Cool, then add remaining ingredients, except
   corn oil.  Stir in chopped eggplant.  Mixture should
   be fairly stiff; adda little more flour if necessary.
   
   Heat corn oil in another large skillet.  Drop mixture
   by the tablespoon into
   hot oil and fry until golden brown on each side.
   Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
   
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