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Vegetable fritters with mint and mustard salsa

With Astar

Time: 20 mins
Serves: 4-6
Cost per serve: $3


1 carrot - shredded
Couple of smallish zucchini shredded
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup ice water
3 cloves garlic - minced
1 tsp or more of black mustard seeds - or use black sesame seeds toasted
Salt and black pepper to season
Oil for shallow frying& + handy towels for draining

For the salsa -

2 tomatoes finely chopped
2 Tbsp finely sliced mint
Sprinkle of two of black mustard seeds
Zest and juice of a lemon

+ to serve
thick Greek yoghurt
Mint leaves
Salad greens


Into a large bowl mix to combine carrots, zucchini, flour, water garlic and mustard seeds along with salt and pepper.

Heat 1cm or so of oil in a large frying pan over mod/high heat.  Drop a tbsp of batter into the pan and flatten into rounds.  Fry for 2 minutes of so on each side or until crispy and golden.

Drain on paper towel.

In a small bowl, mix together tomato, mint extra mustard seeds lemon juice and zest.. Plus more seasoning.

Serve vegetable fritters with a dollop of yoghurt and a spoonful of salsa along with a few salad greens.

(TX: 12 October 2011)