Cauliflower Fritters
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These fritters are ideal as either a vegetarian main meal or a snack. Delicious served with all types of dips, yogurt based, hummus or cucumber raita.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: European
Serves: 4 portions
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 4 tbsp porridge oat (fine milled)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup cold milk
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  1. Wash and cut cauliflower into florets.
  2. Either cook florets in salted hot water or steam until soft. Drain and set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the cauliflower florets to a medium mixing bowl and mash with a fork. Stir in porridge oats, spices and chopped garlic cloves, then gently mix until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Separate the eggs into two bowls, whites in one and yolks in another. Whisk egg whites until they resemble stiff peaks, then beat egg yolks.
  5. Firstly add the egg whites then the yolks – continue to gently mix all ingredients in the bowl. Lastly add in the cold milk and stir until the mixture resembles a dough-like consistency. Season to taste.
  6. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Place spoonfuls of cauliflower mixture into frying pan. Cook on each side for a few minutes until light golden brown.
  7. Drain and serve immediately.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at