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Zucchini Flower Fritters

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(Cooking Time: 10 minutes Preparation Time: 10 minutes Servings: 4)

Zucchini Flower Fritters


Amount per Serving
Calories 165g
Fats 5g
Cholesterol 12mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
Protein 4g


35 zucchini flowers
2 cups chickpea flour
21 cup of cold water
1 pinch of salt
1 tbsp of parsley (optional)
Olive oil
1 pinch of ground black pepper or mixed berries


  • Thoroughly clean the zucchini flowers with your fingers, they are very fragile, and they must be handled delicately.
  • Avoid passing them under water so as not to damage them too much.
  • Make the fritters dough
  • Mix the chickpea flour, with ½ cup of water and a pinch of salt.
  • You can also add chopped parsley for an original touch
  • Put a good amount of olive oil in a large frying pan and heat (Beware of the smoke point).
  • Start soaking the flowers and put them one at a time in the hot pan
  • Do not add too much otherwise they may cool the oil.
  • When they are crispy, turn them over
  • Place them on absorbent paper.
  • If there are a lot to do, put them in the oven at T°1 (30°) so that they don’t cool while you fry everything.
  • Otherwise they can be eaten very well warm.
  • Once everything is cooked, divide between plates and season with pepper and salt
  • Serve and enjoy your zucchini flower fritters


You can also make a sauce with fresh tomatoes to dip the flowers in.

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