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Spiced swede fritters

Spiced swede fritters

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a starter, makes 15

The mild flavour of swede is a great vehicle for vibrant spices, so this twist on Indian vegetable pakoras really works

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (4)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal242
fat14g
saturates7g
carbs23g
sugars9g
fibre3g
protein6g
low insalt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 1 swede (about 650g), peeled and diced into small chunks
  • 75g plain flour
  • 100ml crème fraîche
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 1 red chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 red onion , finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp crushed coriander seed
  • small handful coriander , chopped
  • sunflower oil , for frying
  • mango chutney , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the swede in a pan of boiling water for 15 mins until tender, then drain well. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, crème fraîche and egg to make a smooth, thick batter. Stir in the chilli, onion, spices and coriander, then season generously. Very roughly mash the swede and stir into the mixture.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a splash of the oil in a large non-stick pan and cook small, flattened spoonfuls of the mixture for 2 mins on each side until crisp and browned. Serve hot with chutney.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2012

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