Sweet Potato and Onion Fritters with Nuts


  • 1 cup of grated U.S. sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup of finely sliced red onions
  • Handful of finely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 3 or 4 green chillies - finely chopped
  • 1 ½ cups chickpea flour
  • 2 tbsp of rice flour
  • 2 tbsp of roughly chopped U.S. almonds and U.S. peanuts
  • 1 tsp of nigella seeds
  • 1 tsp of red chilli powder
  • salt for seasoning


  • Put the grated sweet potato and the sliced onions ina large bowl. Add the chopped green chillies along with the coriander.
  • Add the chickpea flour along with the rice flour, nigella seeds, red chilli powder and salt and mix everything well with around 1/3 cup of water. Add enough water to make a sticky mixture which holds its shape and is not too watery.
  • Then add the chopped nuts and give it another mix.
  • Now take a little of the mixture and gently fashion them into small thin fritters and deep fry them till they are beautifully golden on all sides.
  • Garnish with a sprinkling of Chaat Masala, chopped cilantro and lemon wedges and serve hot.


Recipe courtesy of Nilanjana Chakrabarti, https://www.instagram.com/hungrygirlintoronto/
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