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If you’re looking for a delicious healthy whole food plant based snack you’ve come to the right place. These sweet potato fritters are incredible. They burst with flavour and the batter adds such a nice texture. These are great sandwich fillings or even just on their own in your lunch box. We highly recommend trying them.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

 1 kg sweet potato
 1 red onion
 2 cloves of garlic
 1 tin of chickpeas rinsed and drained ( 280g net weight )
 few leaves of chopped coriander
 1 tsp salt
 3 tsp tamari
 2 tsp ground cumin
 generous pinch of black pepper
 ½ red chilli chopped finely
 ½ lemon ( juiced )
 150 g peas
 3 tbsp sieved gram flour
 1 pinch of salt
 1 pinch of black pepper
 50 ml water
 1 ½ tbsp oil

1

Chop the sweet potato into small chunks and roast on a baking tray at 180 C fan for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Finely chop the garlic, onion, chilli and coriander and in a large mixing bowl mash them together with your cooked sweet potatoes, chickpeas, 1 tsp salt, tamari, ground cumin, smoked paprika, a generous pinch of black pepper and lemon juice until it comes together

2

Add in your peas and mix through

3

Flatten out your mixture and cut into whatever shapes you like, we used a 7-8cm scone cutter

4

For the fritter coating mix together the gram flour, generous pinch of salt, pinch of black pepper and water

5

With your pan on a high heat, add the oil

6

Coat each fritter in your gram flour mixture, reduce the heat to medium and fry until golden, about 3 minutes per side.

7

Leave to cool and then serve with hummus or whatever you’d like!

Ingredients

 1 kg sweet potato
 1 red onion
 2 cloves of garlic
 1 tin of chickpeas rinsed and drained ( 280g net weight )
 few leaves of chopped coriander
 1 tsp salt
 3 tsp tamari
 2 tsp ground cumin
 generous pinch of black pepper
 ½ red chilli chopped finely
 ½ lemon ( juiced )
 150 g peas
 3 tbsp sieved gram flour
 1 pinch of salt
 1 pinch of black pepper
 50 ml water
 1 ½ tbsp oil

Directions

1

Chop the sweet potato into small chunks and roast on a baking tray at 180 C fan for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Finely chop the garlic, onion, chilli and coriander and in a large mixing bowl mash them together with your cooked sweet potatoes, chickpeas, 1 tsp salt, tamari, ground cumin, smoked paprika, a generous pinch of black pepper and lemon juice until it comes together

2

Add in your peas and mix through

3

Flatten out your mixture and cut into whatever shapes you like, we used a 7-8cm scone cutter

4

For the fritter coating mix together the gram flour, generous pinch of salt, pinch of black pepper and water

5

With your pan on a high heat, add the oil

6

Coat each fritter in your gram flour mixture, reduce the heat to medium and fry until golden, about 3 minutes per side.

7

Leave to cool and then serve with hummus or whatever you’d like!

Sweet Potato Fritter

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