Carrot Fritters with Yoghurt

These tasty Carrot fritters make a wonderful dish to serve as a light lunch or brunch.

Carrot Fritters with Yoghurt

Today’s Carrot Fritters are a traditional Canadian favourite that work well as a tasty side dish; otherwise serve a few more and add yoghurt for a scrumptious brunch or lunch.


  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 6 peeled and grated carrots
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1 grated onion 
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander
  • 1 lightly whisked egg
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 250g natural yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoons sesame paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Preheat oven to 120°C.

Heat a saucepan over low heat and add the mustard and cumin seeds. Toss for 1 minute until aromatic and remove from heat. In a medium bowl, combine seeds, onion, garlic, carrot and coriander. Add in flour and egg and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat the ghee in a large frying pan over medium heat. Spoon three 1/4-cupfuls of carrot mixture into the pan. Use a spatula to flatten to 10cm discs. Cook each disc for 2 minutes or until golden and turn and cook for a future minute.

Once cooked, place each disc on an over tray and keep warm in your oven. Repeat process until you have used all the carrott mixture.

In a small bowl, combine the tahini, lemon juice, yoghurt and cardamom.

Divide the fritters among serving plates. Top with yoghurt and serve immediately with lemon wedges.


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    28th Sep 2017
    This recipe looks great. What I would like to know about all your recipes is:
    - how many servings does this make?
    - approximate preparation and cooking times
    - number of calories per serving?

    I realise I can make it and work some of this out for myself but I'd love to have the info upfront so I can add it into "The Recipe Box" app when I enter the details so I have it for when I need it.
    29th Sep 2017
    Watch out for the Ghee. I'm sure it will bump up the calories. I'd use oil
    29th Sep 2017
    Great suggestion. I'll add that to my copy of the recipe. Thanks Stormy.

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