Jamato Veggie Cakes

“A tasty, healthy treat to take to work with you or even add to the kid’s lunchboxes.


Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 35 mins

Skill Level: Intermediate

Servings: 8



  • 300g pumpkin, diced and peeled
  • olive oil
  • 2 tbs Spice Girlz Jamato
  • 2 tbs rice flour
  • ½ cup tinned cannellini beans
  • 2 tbs chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbs coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbs mint, chopped
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • sesame or nigella seeds



  1. Preheat oven to 180℃.
  2. Line an oven tray with baking paper. Place pumpkin on tray and lightly drizzle with olive oil. Roast for approximately 20 minutes or until very soft then leave cooked pumpkin to cool in a bowl.
  3. Combine the roasted pumpkin Spice Girlz Jamato, rice flour, beans, walnuts, spring onion, coriander and mint.
  4. Add the beaten egg to the mixture and combine, mashing well. If the mixture is a little wet, add a bit more rice flour.
  5. Once mixture is well combined and firm enough to hold its shape, cover and chill for 10 minutes.
  6. With wet hands, roll the mixture into 8 balls. Flatten slightly and press onto a plate of sesame or nigella seeds to coat both sides.
  7. Place the patties onto a tray and bake for approximately 15 minutes or until firm and lightly coloured.

Jamato Veggies Cakes can be served either as a main course with an avocado, mint and yoghurt salad, as part of a platter or as a delicious appetiser.