Easy Broccoli Fritters

Broccoli fritters recipe

An easy to make snack with broccoli…

I’ve met a lot of people who dislike broccoli. I also know many who eat raw broccoli every single day. I am not a fan of raw broccoli but I love cooked broccoli in any form- soups, stir fries, roasted, mixed with rice, fritters etc etc.

The other day, I made fritters out of broccoli and it turned out good. It was a rainy day, hence I craved for a fried snack and this was perfect along with cardamom tea.

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Easy Broccoli Fritters
 
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Recipe type: snack
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Grated Broccoli florets- 1 medium sized broccoli
  • Ground cumin- ¾ tsp
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp (optional)
  • Salt- ⅛ tsp
  • Gram flour or chickpea flour or besan- ¾ cup
  • Water- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Oil- enough to deep fry (or shallow fry the fritters)
Instructions
  1. Remove the broccoli florets from a medium sized broccoli. Add to a food processor and coarsely grate it.
  2. Transfer to a bowl, add ground cumin, chili powder, garam masala and salt, combine well.
  3. Add gram flour, combine well.
  4. Add 2 to 3 tbsp water and combine well, you should be able to make patties out of the mixture. Do not make the mixture watery.
  5. Heat enough oil to fry in a frying pan. Or pan fry the fritters in little oil.
  6. Make medium sized patties out of the broccoli mixture, place the patties in hot oil and fry till both sides turn golden in color and crispy.
  7. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
  8. Serve along with tomato ketchup or any of your favorite dipping sauce.

 

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