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Cauliflower fritters with mint raita

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These tasty little cauliflower fritters make a lovely quick vegan lunch. Cauliflower is in season now, so it’s a great time to try them. 

Perfect with a cool refreshing mint raita and a lovely little fiery dip chilli dipping sauce.

cauliflower fritters served with chilli dipping sauce, mint raita and fresh radish salad

Cauliflower Fritters Ingredients

You’ll need quite a few ingredients for this delicious cauliflower dish

For The Cauliflower Fritters

  • 6 florets of cauliflower – broken into small pieces.
  • 120g gram flour
  • 1tsp ground turmeric
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2tsp chilli powder
  • 150ml water
  • pinch salt
  • 6 spring onions finely sliced
  • handful of coriander roughly chopped
  • Sunflower oil to fry

For The Mint Raita

  • 1/2 cucumber cut into quarters lengthways and sliced thinly
  • small handful of mint leaves – roughly chopped
  • 4 tbs vegan yogurt
  • salt & pepper

How To Make Cauliflower Fritters

Step 1

  • Bring a pan of water to the boil – throw in the broken cauliflower florets and boil for just 5 minutes – then drain and rinse under cold water to quickly cool.In a mixing bowl add the gram flour, spices, salt and pepper and mix.

Step 2

  • Tip in the sliced spring onions and cauliflower pieces and stir well.Slowly pour in the cold water and mix into a batter.

Step 3

  • To – heat at least 1cm deep of sunflower oil in a frying pan wait until it’s really hot and then drop in spoonfuls of batter – cook for a few minutes and once set flip over and cook for 3-4 minutes on the other side.

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Step 4

  • Remove and drain on kitchen paper to soak up some of the oil.

Step 5

  • You’ll need to cook the fritters in 3-4 batches. Whilst the fritters are cooking – mix together the cucumber, mint and yogurt and season with salt and pepper.

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Yield: Serves 2

Cauliflower fritter with mint raita

Cauliflower fritters recipe

Lovely quick vegetarian lunch

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

For the Cauliflower fritters

  • 6 florets of cauliflower - broken into small pieces.
  • 120g gram flour
  • 1tsp ground turmeric
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2tsp chilli powder
  • 150ml water
  • pinch salt
  • 6 spring onions finely sliced
  • handful of coriander roughly chopped
  • Sunflower oil to fry

For the mint raita

  • 1/2 cucumber cut into quarters lengthways and sliced thinly
  • small handful of mint leaves - roughly chopped
  • 4 tbs vegan yogurt
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil - throw in the broken cauliflower florets and boil for just 5 minutes - then drain and rinse under cold water to quickly cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl add the gram flour, spices, salt and pepper and mix.
  3. Tip in the sliced spring onions and cauliflower pieces and stir well.
  4. Slowly pour in the cold water and mix into a batter.
  5. To - heat at least 1cm deep of sunflower oil in a frying pan wait until it’s really hot and then drop in spoonfuls of batter - cook for a few minutes and once set flip over and cook for 3-4 minutes on the other side. Remove and drain on kitchen paper to soak up some of the oil. You’ll need to cook the fritters in 3-4 batches.
  6. Whilst the fritters are cooking - mix together the cucumber, mint and yogurt and season with salt and pepper.

Notes

Plate it up to share - sharing is nice! Pile up your fritters, add your raita, try out some chilli dipping sauce - Dip and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1009Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 682mgCarbohydrates: 155gFiber: 63gSugar: 47gProtein: 54g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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