Squash Fritters

Instead of eating junkfoods, you can try this recipe as a somewhat healthy substitute. Somewhat healthy because it s deep fried. But you can put it in an oven for a healthier option.

Ingredients

  1. 1 medium onion chopped in small pieces
  2. 1 medium garlic chopped in small pieces
  3. ground black pepper
  4. salt
  5. cooking oil
  6. 1/2 kg squash (or pumpkin)
  7. eggs
  8. flour (cake flour or all purpose flour will do)
  9. sesame oil (optional)
  10. water

Method

  1. Cut the squash into small elongated pieces About 1 inch long and 2-3 mm thickness
  2. Put all the chopped onions squash and garlic to a container Add salt and pepper with the quantity depending on your preference You may add little sesame oil to enhance taste
  3. Mix the ingredients with your hands Set aside for about 10-15 minutes to lock in flavors
  4. Add the flour and egg to the preparation and make sure you have a batter like texture when preparing this Add water if needed
  5. Heat enough cooking oil in a frying pan for deep frying the fritters
  6. Shape the mixture like a pancake and let it slide / drop into the cooking oil Turn over to the other side if the bottom part is already golden brown and crispy
  7. Remove from the frying fan if the fritters is already golden brown all through out You may place it on top of a table tissue to remove excess oil
  8. Enjoy