Spinach fritters


Spinach fritters
This Indian inspired recipe gives a delicious contrast betwen the hot crispy fritters and the cool, slightly sharp herb dressing.
179,6794.6/5 for 11 ratings
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Last modified on: May 20th 2015

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.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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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 coriander .

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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
810 Kcal or 3,391 Kj28 gr50 gr56 gr
41 %11 %5 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
107 Kcal or 448 Kj4 gr7 gr7 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
203 Kcal or 850 Kj7 gr13 gr14 gr
10 %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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Baked eggs with chicken and spinach, ... All
Greek yoghurtGreek yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Light herb sauce, Norwegian tartines, Lebanese-style chickpea salad, Cretan-style salmon , Home-made doner kebab, ... 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: Spicy seafood plancha, Tender tuna, Bread with Tomato , Fresh spinach with cream, Curried tuna cubes, ... All

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