Spinach fritters


Spinach fritters
This Indian inspired recipe gives a delicious contrast betwen the hot crispy fritters and the cool, slightly sharp herb dressing.
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Last modified on: May 20th 2015

Keywords for this recipe:FrittersSpinachChickpeasIndiaIndian recipe
For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 33 min.33 min.2 hours 6 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 hour 15 min.
Spinach fritters : Photo of step #1
Chop 1 onion.

Prepare 250 g cooked spinach. This is fine done the day before.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a pan over medium heat, and when hot add the chopped onion, salt and pepper and cook 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Turn down the heat and add the spinach. Stir well for 2 or 3 minutes, mostly to separate the spinach which has a tendancy to clump together during preparation.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Remove from the heat, add 1 egg and 150 g chickpea (gram) flour, salt and pepper, mix well...

Stage 5
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... until thoroughly and evenly mixed.

Heat oil for deep-fat frying.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Meanwhile finely chop tarragon and fresh coriander (cilantro) .

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Pour 150 g Greek yoghurt into a bowl, salt lightly, pepper generously, then add the herbs and mix well, preferably with a whisk.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Scoop up a tablespoon, or ice-cream spoon, of batter...

Stage 9 - 30 min.
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... and put to fry in the hot oil.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Remove when nicely golden, drain thoroughly, and place on absorbant paper.

Stage 11
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Serve without delay, while hot. Place both dishes in the centre of the table where everyone can help themselves to fritters and dip them in the dressing.
Remarks
If you can't find chickpea (gram) flour, never mind, just use normal flour, and add a little curry powder to retain the Indian feel.

Use a yoghurt that's thick and slightly sharp like "greek-style" if possible.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
730 Kcal or 3,056 Kj28 gr50 gr56 gr
37 %11 %5 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
97 Kcal or 406 Kj4 gr7 gr7 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
183 Kcal or 766 Kj7 gr13 gr14 gr
9 %3 %1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.37 €
  • Per person : 0.59 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach and Comté Loaf, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Gratin slices with spinach, Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, Spinach Omelette, ... All
Greek yoghurtGreek yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Light herb sauce, Lebanese-style chickpea salad, Home-made doner kebab, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Norwegian tartines, ... All
Chickpea (gram) flourChickpea (gram) flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Papadums, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice à la grecque, Cauliflower tabouleh, Tomato tatin, Penne with purple artichokes, Scallops au gratin, ... All
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