Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin fritters
Pumpkin fritters

A South African favourite! Pumpkin fritters with cinnamon and sugar.

Ingredients
1 and a half – 2 cups pumpkin(cut into pieces)
1 egg
1 and a half cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
some salt
1 teaspoon sugar
some oil
cinnamon and sugar for serving

Method
Steam the pumpkin and mash it in a mixing bowl.
Add the egg, salt, sugar, flour, baking powder and mix until smooth.
Add spoonfuls of pumpkin mix into a medium-hot frying pan with some oil. Fry until brown on either side.

 

Serve hot with cinnamon and sugar.

Organic spinach & green pepper fritters

organic spinach and green pepper fritters
organic spinach and green pepper fritters

Veggie fritters with fresh vegetables from my garden!
Follow this easy recipe to make your own spinach and green pepper fritters.

Ingredients
2 eggs
some salt and pepper
rosemary/dried herbs
one clove garlic
one onion
one green pepper
3-4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
half a cup of plain flour

Method
In a frying pan, fry the garlic, green pepper and onion for 3-5 minutes. Set aside. Cook the spinach in the pan for 5 minutes until cooked.

In a bowl, whisk the eggs together and add the fried onion mix and the cooked spinach. Add the flour to form a medium thick batter, it should still be a bit runny, but not too much. Add more flour if necessary. Add the salt, pepper and dried herbs and stir well.

Add some olive oil to a pan and spoon spoonfuls of batter into the pan. Fry on both sides until brown. Serve with cream cheese or grated cheese.