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Broccoli Fritters Recipe with Poached Eggs

Broccoli fritters with poached eggs

Published: February 20, 2015 at 10:30 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • or under
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A mix of Turkish breakfast and an Indian snack, our recipe for broccoli fritters can be as spicy as you like. Dip the fritters into a poached egg for posh soldiers

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal311
fat14.4g
carbs37.8g
fibre4.2g
protein7.8g
salt0.6g
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Try these broccoli fritters for a quick snack, or also try our courgette fritters recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 small shallots, finely diced
  • for frying and deep frying groundnut oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, lightly crushed
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp fenugreek, crushed
  • 1 long red chilli, finely chopped
  • 200g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 x 240 g pack or similar long stem broccoli, blanched in boiling water for 30 seconds
  • to serve Greek yoghurt
  • 4 eggs, poached to serve
  • handful of fresh coriander, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Fry the shallots in 2 tbsp oil until soft. Add the spices and fry until fragrant then add the chilli and leave to one side to cool slightly.

  • STEP 2

    Sieve the flour with a good pinch of salt and the baking powder. Gradually whisk in about 250ml water to make a thick batter. Add the shallot mix and mix everything together.

  • STEP 3

    Fill a pan no more than 1/3 full with oil and heat until a cube of bread browns in 30 seconds. Dust the broccoli with flour and coat in the batter. Drop each one into the oil, cooking a few at a time. Cook for a few minutes until light golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon, drain on paper towels.

  • STEP 4

    Serve topped with a poached egg and some coriander and a good spoonful of greek yoghurt on the side.

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