Baked Chickpea Fritters with Tahini Sauce

Flavors of Morocco are highlighted in these one bite delights.

chickpea fritters with tahini sauce

Difficulty

15/20

Yield serving

10

Preparation time

15 minutes

Cooking time

15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) LUDA BOOSTER Moroccan
  • 500 mL (2 cups) Chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 45 mL (3 tbsp) Tahini
  • 250 mL (1 cup) Parsley
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) Chives, chopped
  • 250 mL (1 cup) Cilantro
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 Lemon zest
  • 45 mL (3 tbsp) Olive oil
  • 45 mL (3 tbsp) Vegetable oil
  • 150 mL (2/3 cup) Water

TAHINI SAUCE

  • 200 mL (7/8 cup) Tahini
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 Lemon zest
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) Olive oil
  • 75 mL (1/3 cup) Water
  • Salt, to taste

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Add the chickpeas to the food processor along with the Moroccan Booster, tahini, parsley, cilantro, chives, onion, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil and let it blend for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Slowly add water if the mixture is too thick or not blending easily.
  4. Once mixture is properly blended, roll the mixture into small balls.
  5. In a frying pan heat up vegetable oil and fry fritters for about a minute, making sure to move them around so they do not burn.
  6. Put the fritters on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in the oven for about 10 minutes.

TAHINI SAUCE

  1. Mix tahini with lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil and water.
  2. Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and add salt as needed.
  3. Spoon the sauce over chickpea fritters while they are still hot, and serve.

Arrange fritters on a platter, drizzle the sauce over top and sprinkle fresh cilantro before serving for a beautiful look.

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