Vegetable fritters are perfect ,comforting ,tea time snack which I crave whenever I want to enjoy monsoon weather. Here is my perfect recipe. Try it out. You can use any vegetables of your choice or you can just use one.


Serves 5
Besan Flour / Chickpea flour – 2 cups
Rice Flour – 3/4 cup
Maida / All purpose flour – 4 Tbsp
Vegetables (Onion , capsicum ,carrots) – 4 cups altogether
Hing / Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste (optional) – 1 tsp
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
White vinegar / Lemon juice (optional)- 2 tsp
Salt – as needed
Oil/melted ghee – 3 Tbsp
Water – 3 to 4 Tbsp
Orange Red food colour (optional)
Oil for frying


  1. Heat oil for frying.In the mean time ,wash and slice all the vegetables lengthwise.
  2. In a bowl mix all the ingredients together.
  3. Add the veggies into the batter.The batter will be thick enough to coat the veggies (see pic B)
  4. Once the oil is hot ,drop a little batter into it.if the batter rises to the top immediately , the oil is hot enough.
  5. Drop the veggie batter into the oil as if sprinkling.
  6. Don’t drop too much of batter into the pan.There should be some space for the fritters to move around.
  7. Stir occasionally for even frying.Let them turn crisp and golden brown.
  8. Remove and serve hot with Tomato ketchup or Coconut chutney and with a cup of coffee or tea

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