Chickpea Fritters

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Chickpea Fritters

Chickpea Fritters

Chickpea Fritters


1x 400g can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 medium zucchini, grated or finely chopped

2 shallots, roughly chopped

¼ cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons mint leaves, roughly chopped

1 tsp ground cumin

½ cup self raising flour

½ cup grated mozzarella (optional)

1 egg

sea salt and pepper

1/4 cup canola oil

Mint Yogurt

2 teaspoons dried mint

1 tablespoon mint leaves, finely chopped

200g plain yogurt

1 teaspoon castor sugar


In a mixing bowl combine the chickpeas, zucchini, shallots, coriander, mint and cumin.

Stir and add the self-raising flour, mozzarella and the egg.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stir the mixture till all the ingredients are well combined.

Heat the canola oil in a large fry pan.

Using a tablespoon, spoon the mix into the pan to make the fritters.

Cook on a medium heat for 3-5 minutes each side till golden and firm in the centre.

To make the mint yogurt, in a small bowl mix together the dried and fresh mint with the yoghurt and sugar.

Serve the fritters warm with the mint yoghurt. Makes 12 medium-sized fritters

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