Chop brotchen and place bread in just enough water to soften it. Chop onion and garlic. Finely chop walnuts as well.
Squeeze water from bread. Mix moist bread with garlic, ginger and salt and then add the egg and walnuts. Add flour, mixing until flour forms a ball. Keep adding flour, if necessary.
Heat a skillet with oil, and add the vegetable walnut mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brown both sides each for about 7 minutes on each side. Leave on low heat until ready to serve.
To prepare carrot dish:
Slice carrots into thin pieces. Chop additional onion. Mix with ginger. Add 2 tablespoons water, cook in pot with lid on for 5 minutes. Cook for 5 minutes longer with lid off until carrots are tender. Mix parsley with carrots and serve.