Kohlrabi Fritters
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Recipe Type: Vegetarian Side Dish
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Serves: 18 small fritters
 
This crispy fritters are gluten free and vegan and can be served as an appetizer or as a side dish.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium kohlrabi, peeled and coarsely shredded
  • 4 scallions, sliced in ¼ inch pieces, include green tops
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup (100gr) chickpea flour, (besan)
  • ⅓ cup (75gr) water
  • Vegetable oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Squeeze kohlrabi to remove the excess water.
  2. Combined kohlrabi, scallions, paprika, cumin, black mustard seeds, salt and cayenne pepper and set it aside.
  3. Slowly stir in enough water to chickpea flour to form thick paste.
  4. Add paste to kohlrabi mixture and stir until combined. Cover and set aside, at room temperature, for half an hour to develop flavor.
  5. Pour vegetable oil, about ½-inch (1cm) deep, into medium, frying pan, heat over medium heat until tiny bubbles form on the tip of a chopstick submerged in the oil.
  6. Form fritters using two teaspoons.
  7. Flatten fritters slightly, lower gently into hot oil, fry for two minutes, turn and fry on other side for two minutes more.
  8. Draine fritters on paper towel, sprinkle with salt and serve with plain yogurt for dipping.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/kohlrabi-fritters-vermont-csa/