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Veggie Fritters

These veggie fritters with corn, chickpeas, and bell pepper are super easy to make, they are vegan, gluten-free, protein-rich and perfect as a snack, side dish, lunch or dinner.
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword corn fritters, patties, vegan, veggie fritters
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 114kcal
Author Michaela Vais


  • 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!



  • I haven't tried the recipe with any other flour, however, it should work with most flours. I mentioned some in the blog post above.
  • Recipe makes about 8 medium-sized patties. Nutrition facts are for one pattie.
Nutrition Facts
Veggie Fritters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.1g5%
Carbohydrates 15.6g5%
Fiber 3.3g13%
Sugar 3.8g4%
Protein 3.8g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.6g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 3.3g | Sugar: 3.8g