You can be as creative or boring as you want with this recipe.
Substitute any vegetables and spices you don’t want or have available with something else that will taste good!
Great for breakfast and brunch, I cooked them for my girlfriends and served with a range of yummy foods shown below.
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1 red onion (finely diced)
2 grated zucchini (grated)
1 tin sweet corn kernels
1 pkt halloumi (half in mixture, half to serve with)
1/2 bunch corriander (finely chopped, stems and all)
half a small red chilli (no seeds)
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
salt & pepper
1/2 cup of vege oil
You can take the easy road and put all of the ingredients in a blender and be done with your mixture.
However, I prefer to dice everything up…this gives your fritters more texture.
Mix together flour, baking powder, milk and eggs
Dice up half the halloumi and add to mixture
Add in all other finely diced and grated ingredients
Mix in spice, season well with salt and pepper
Heat some of the oil in a frying pan
About a tablespoon of mixture makes a good sized fritter
Shallow-fry for 1-2 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through
Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel
I served with bacon & avocado salsa, cream cheese & smoked salmon and halloumi
You can replace the milk with buttermilk and the halloumi with feta or another delicious cheese.
You could make gluten free by using a different flour
Use different fresh herbs that you have available – thyme, parsley etc
And be creative with using a different spice if you do not have smoked paprika in the cupboard
Its all about the flavour with these fritters