In India, fritters and chai is a common evening snack during rainy season. The aroma of chai and hot fritters out of the wok is mind blowing. Hmmmm. I believe in healthy eating, so I was wondering about the possibility of healthy fritters that would satisfy my cravings and add nutrition to my diet. I came up with Skinny Carrot Fritters!

Skinny Carrot Fritters [Vegan]

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  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp. sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/8 cup bread crumbs (Italian style)
  • 1/8 cup water


  1. Grind the carrots in a grinder. (You may grate the carrots as well if desired).
  2. In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients and mix properly with a spoon. Let it stand for few minutes.
  3. In the meantime heat the nonstick pan/griddle in a medium flame. Grease the pan with cooking spray/oil.
  4. Pour the 1 tbsp. spoonful of the mix onto the pan and cook for some time.
  5. Once it starts to cook flip to the other side and cook for few minutes or until light golden in color and lightly crispy in texture.
  6. Serve hot or at room temperature.


Can be prepared ahead of time. Just warm the fritters in the oven or microwave before serving.


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