Inspiring vegetarian recipes
Try our vibrant veggie dishes, from meat-free lasagne to vegetable curry and vegetarian chilli
Roughly mash the chickpeas in a bowl, using a fork.
Tip the flour, spices and 1⁄2 tsp salt into a big bowl. Make a well in the centre, then crack in the eggs and whisk together, gradually incorporating more of the flour. Pour in 1/4 of the coconut water while whisking, make sure the batter is still lump-free, then whisk in the remaining coconut water in 3 batches. Keep whisking until the batter is perfectly smooth. Stir in the chickpeas and spring onions, and pour into a jug.
Finely grate the ginger and squeeze all the juice from the pulp into a bowl, discarding the pulp. Whisk in the lime juice, vinegar, sugar, 2 tsp oil and nigella seeds. Stir through the cucumber.
Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add spoonfuls of the batter and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, flipping after bubbles appear on the surface. When golden and cooked through, keep warm in a low oven while you cook the rest in batches. Add more oil when you need to.
To serve, pile up the fritters on plates with the cucumber salad, spoonfuls of yogurt, mint and slices of chilli.