Chickpea Fritters Recipe

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Chickpea Fritters
How to make Chickpea Fritters
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Thick and smooth pancakes made with gram flour and layered with a veggie-chickpea mixture.

Ingredients of Chickpea Fritters

  • 80-100 gm tofu
  • 100 gm maida
  • 1 cup chickpeas, cooked
  • 100 gm besan
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of gingers, chopped
  • 1 green chilly, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 80-90 ml milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder or soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 3-4 pieces sun dried tomatoes
  • 5-6 black olives
  • 6-8 capers
  • 2 Tbsp red bell peppers
  • Few thyme leaves

How to Make Chickpea Fritters

  • 1.In a bowl, add the chopped parsley, onion, green chilly, flour, besan, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cumin powder. Mix all the ingredients together.
  • 2.In a mixer blend the tofu and milk. Add this blended mixture to the dry ingredients.
  • 3.Using a whisk, mix all the ingredients together to make a nice thick batter.
  • 4.Add a little olive oil to make it nice and thick.
  • 5.Season with salt and pepper and add red wine vinegar and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • 6.While the batter is resting, in another pan saute tomatoes, black olives, red bell peppers, sun dried tomatoes and let it cook for a few minutes in a little olive oil.
  • 7.Put in a bowl and let it rest. Add the cooked chickpeas to this.
  • 8.In a hot pan, heat little olive oil and ladle the batter onto it to create pancakes/flapjacks.
  • 9.Once bubbles start forming around the pancakes, it's time to flip.
  • 10.Make about 4 - 5 pancakes.
  • 11.To serve make a stack and in between each layer add the vegetable mixture.