Millet fritters are very healthy, vegan, and gluten-free. It goes well with the creamy pea sauce. Millet fritters alone can be served as a side dish, but with creamy sauce, they are a main course dish for lunch or dinner. These are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Millet is a gluten-free cereal, and it is known to have more health benefits compared to other cereals. You can enjoy this recipe with our quality ingredients at Whole Food Earth.


Millet Fritters

Millet grains (3/4 cup)

Diced onion (1 medium)

Zucchini (2 medium-sized)

Chopped parsley (2 tablespoons)

Chopped chives (2 tablespoons)

Minced garlic (2 cloves) garlic minced

Cornstarch (3 tablespoons)

Eggs (2 lightly beaten)

Olive oil (3 tablespoons)

Ground cumin (1/2 teaspoon)

Cinnamon powder (1/2 teaspoon)

Salt (to taste)

Black pepper (to taste)

Breadcrumbs (3 tablespoons)

Creamy Sauce

Peas (11/2 cup)

Coconut milk (1 cup)

Nutritional yeast (11/2 tablespoons)

Cornstarch (1 tablespoon)

Onion powder (1 teaspoon)

Garlic powder (1/2 teaspoon)

Salt (to taste)

Pepper (to taste)


Millet Fritters

Millet Fritters

1. Rinse millet grains with water and drain. Take a pot of water, and add millet grains to it, and bring it to a boil.

2. After that, cover the pot with a lid and let it simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until all the water has evaporated. Set it aside for 10 minutes so that the millet grains become fluffy by absorbing any remaining water.

3. Take a pan and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to it. Add the onion and garlic and cook it on a medium flame for four to five minutes.

4. Now add cooked millet grains to it and mix it for a couple of minutes. Transfer the cooked millet into a separate bowl and let it cool.

5. Add eggs, grated zucchini, parsley, chives, cumin powder, cinnamon powder, and cornstarch to the bowl containing cooked millet. Season it with salt and pepper.

6. Mix all the ingredients until the mixture binds together. For better binding of the batter, add breadcrumbs to it.

7. Now slightly moisten your hands with water and make round-shaped fritters from the batter. Make as many fritters as you can make the batter.

8. Take another pan and heat one tablespoon of oil in it. Fry the fritters in the pan until golden brown. Flip the fritters and cook the other sides as well. Repeat the step with the remaining fritters.

Creamy Pea Sauce

Creamy Pea Sauce

1. For the creamy sauce, put peas, coconut milk, nutritional yeast, cornstarch, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor. Blend all the ingredients.

2. Add the blended mixture to a pan and bring it to a boil. After that, let it simmer for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the sauce becomes creamy and thick.

3. Serve the fritters with this appetizing creamy sauce and enjoy.

Nutrition Package

Millet grains, as a key ingredient in this dish, offer good nutritional value. These are rich in fiber, proteins, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals. They help prevent the onset of diabetes, control cholesterol levels, and maintain a healthy weight and body mass index (BMI). Moreover, peas, zucchini, chives, and parsley add a refreshing and healthy essence.

Variations in Ingredients

Variations in IngredientsThe most interesting thing about cooking is to vary some ingredients as per your choice. Instead of using the above-mentioned veggies, you can add basil, cilantro, spinach, or chard.

Paring Combination

These millet fritters can be served with mashed potatoes, rice, salads, tortilla wraps, burgers, sandwiches, and even pasta. Aside from creamy pea sauce, any sauce like yogurt, garlic, tomato, and herb sauce can be used with it.

Attaining the Perfect Texture of Fritters

Attaining the Perfect Texture of Fritters

To ensure its crispness, the batter should be light and airy. Also, cook them on medium heat. Avoid cooking on a low or high flame.

How to Store the Millet Fritters

These fritters can be stored in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for up to a couple of days.

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Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson, an acclaimed gardening expert, has transformed spaces with her vegetable, flower, and fruit gardening skills for over two decades. Her journey started in the rural countryside, where she developed a deep connection with the land. At 45, Emma Johnson brings a wealth of expertise to the gardening community. Emma's educational background in Horticulture from the University of Bath lays the foundation for her innovative gardening techniques.

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