Spiced Courgette and Chickpea Fritters with Tomato, Cucumber ana Mint Salsa

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Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

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Most people think of basil being the herb match for tomatoes, but mint works really well too. You could also try other grated veg in this; squash in autumn or carrot in the winter work well, served with a seasonal chutney instead of a fresh salsa.


  • 500 g courgettes, grated 1 x 400 g tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained
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Put a clean tea towel in a colander over a bowl. Tip in the grated courgettes. Wring the towel several times, to squeeze out as much moisture as you can. Wash and dry the bowl.

Tip the chickpeas into the bowl and lightly mash with a fork, so some are crushed and some whole. Add the courgettes, spring onion, chilli, coriander, gram flour, curry powder, ginger and