These mini fritters with corn, chickpeas, and bell pepper are super easy to make, gluten-free, protein-rich and perfect as a snack or side dish

If you're in dire need of a quick but still healthy snack - these crispy fritters take less than 10 minutes to prepare and are made in five easy steps!

Healthy Veggie Fritters

Healthy Veggie Fritters

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  • 8Servings


    • One 15 oz can (about 280 g) chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
    • 1 medium-sized onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • Juice of 1/2 lime
    • Spices: 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1/2 tsp ground oregano, 1/2 tsp smoked paprika, 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, sea salt, and pepper to taste
    • 1/3 cup (50 g) rice flour*
    • 1 cup (160 g) fresh corn (or canned)
    • 1 bell pepper, chopped
    • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped
    • Vegetable oil for frying
    • Vegan cheese (optional)
    • Cashew dip (optional)


  • Watch the video (scroll down a bit) to see all instruction steps.
  • Process chickpeas, onion, garlic, lime juice, and all spices in a food processor.
  • Add rice flour and mix again.
  • Put the mixture into a bowl and add the chopped pepper, corn, and parsley. Stir with a spoon or use your hands.
  • Form 8 patties and fry them with some oil in a skillet from both sides (about 5 minutes each) until golden brown. Please read the blog post to find out how you can make the patties in the oven.
  • Serve with a cashew dip. Enjoy!

This recipe was republished with permission from Ela Vegan. Find the original recipe here. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 8

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