Indian Spinach Fritters

Difficulty: EQUIPMENT HEAVY

Spinach Fritters
1 c flour or chickpea flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 t coriander
1/2 t turmeric
1/2 t Tandoori seasoning or chili powder
1/2 t Garam Masala
3/4 t salt
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 can chickpeas
1 box frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed, and thoroughly chopped
1 t minced ginger
Vegetable oil, for frying

Whisk flour, cornstarch, baking powder, spices and salt in a bowl. Add 2/3 cup water and whisk until smooth.
Mix in onion, chickpeas, spinach and ginger
Heat oil over medium heat. flick a small droplet of water into the oil, if it crackles, your oil is hot enough.
drop heaping tablespoonfuls of batter into the oil.
Fry for several minutes on each side until golden brown-ness emerges.
Drain on paper towel and sprinkle with salt.
Serve with mango chutney.

 

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