Moroccan Carrot & Chickpea Fritters



3 medium carrots, peeled and grated

1 (15oz) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and mashed

3 green onions, minced

2 Tablespoons cilantro, minced

1 garlic clove, minced

1 large egg

2 oz feta cheese, crumbled

¼ cup whole wheat flour

¼ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

¼ teaspoon turmeric

1pinch cinnamon

1 teaspoon cumin

¼ teaspoon paprika

3 Tablespoons water

Oil for cooking

Garlic Yogurt Sauce

2 teaspoons lemon juice

1/2 cup yogurt

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 small clove garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon kosher salt


Minced cilantro

Garlic Yogurt Sauce


  1. Peel and grate carrots using the large holes of a box grater.

  2. Drain, rinse, and mash chickpeas.

  3. Mix all ingredients (except garnish) in a large bowl. Add more water if mixture is too thick.

  4. Heat oil on medium high in a large skillet. Ladle out 1/8 cup of mixture. Press flat with a spatula. Fry until golden on each side (about 3-4 minutes). Add more oil as needed.

  5. Mix Garlic Yogurt Sauce ingredients together.

  6. Garnish fritters with Garlic Yogurt Sauce and minced cilantro. Serve. Enjoy!

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