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High Protein Spinach fritters with variations

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chick pea flour
  • 0.5 cup Soy flour (optional)
  • 2 cups chopped Spinach
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt as needed
  • Chilli Powder as needed (optional)
  • Fennel Seeds (optional)
  • Water
  • Oil for frying
  • Baking Soda

Process

  • In a bowl take chickpea flour,soy flour, garam masala, salt, chilli powder, fennel seeds and mix them properly.
  • Then roll in the chopped spinach.
  • Add water little by little to make it a not too thick or not too runny mixture. It should hold up well when trying to put in the oil.
  • Tell small scoops and put small dumplings in the hot oil.
  • When you see the oil bubbling coming down then, take them set out from the oil on to a paper towl to absorb the excess oil.

Healthy additions/substitutes/other alternatives

  • If you dont want to use the soy flour you can use the Chickpea flour only for the whole measure.
  • Corn fritters can be made in the similar way too….half cup of corn is 15 carbs.
  • Paneer fritters can be made too..but first paneer has to marinated with all the spices and then follow the similar process as above.
    • 100 gms of paneer has 1 carb,0 sugars and 18gm of protein.
  • Along with chopped spinach, you can roll in some cashews too.
    • 1 OZ of cashews has 30 carbs,3.3 fiber,5.9 sugars and 18 gm protein.

Nutrition Facts

spinach fritters

Nutrition Facts for the total recipe.

  • Total Carbs: 73 gm
  • Fiber : 15 gm
  • Net carbs:58 gm
  • Protein: 45 gm

How to calculate nutrition facts for a serving size

  • First take the weight of the fritters made from the whole batter.
  • Now see the above table for the values.
  • Take your serving size.(eg: 100 gm weight)
  • Then calculate for the serving size you take based on the whole nutrition facts.

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