This recipe is a quick and health snack that uses a healthier cooking method of baking and less saturated fat. These fritters are a great way to get children to eat more vegetables.
1 large carrot grated
1 large courgette grated
1 large sweet potato grated
1 bunch of spring onions
1 tsp of paprika
1 tsp madras curry powder
2 Handfuls of chopped coriander
1 tsp of chilli powder – optional
1 egg beaten
½ cup plain flour
1 cup of natural yoghurt
Salt and pepper to taste
Pre heat oven to gas mark 7, 200 degrees, lightly grease a baking tray with oil.
Squeeze out excess water from grated vegetables then add all vegetables in a bowl, along with spring onions and 1 handful of coriander. Season with paprika, curry powder, chilli, salt and pepper and mix well. Add egg and flour and mix until mixture is combined.
Using your hands mould the mixture into round patties and place on baking tray and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden and cooked.
Using a blender whiz the yoghurt and handful of coriander and season with salt and pepper.
Serve fritters with yoghurt dip.
Gopika Papiah (nutritionist)