Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Grated Carrot Fritters

The inside of these fritters goes nice and soft while the outside crisps up nicely in the pan. They go well on their own or as a side dish.


  • 1 leek, washed and finely chopped
  • 3 tsp sunflower oil
  • 6 carrots, washed, ends removed and grated
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp plain flour


  1. Fry the leek in a tsp of sunflower oil in a large frying pan until soft. Keep the pan around, as you're going to use it again soon.
  2. Put the leek in a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Put the remaining oil in the frying pan and heat it up over a medium heat.
  4. Use your hands to form the carrot mixture into about 6 to 8 burger shaped pieces. Squeeze them with your hands to make sure they are compressed together.
  5. Fry for about 7 minutes on each side, or until nicely browned.
  6. Serve with some ketchup on the side.
Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side.

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