Chickpea Fritters

GF | DF | EF | NF | RSF
Age appropriate:  When on 2+ meals a day
Makes: 6 fritters

Perfect for BLW. A rich source of calcium, also a great lunch box add being nut free!

Chickpea Fritters

GF | DF | EF | NF | RSF
Course 2 meals a day, Baby Led Weaning, BLW, Fritters, Snack
Servings 6 fritters


  • Frying Pan
  • bowl
  • Fork, Masher
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 1 cup drained and rinsed chickpeas Or 1 cup cooked from dried chickpeas
  • 1 TBSP parsley or basil chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour buckwheat should also work, or all-purpose or spelt flour if gluten is tolerated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 TBSP filtered water
  • 1 TBSP ghee or olive oil or coconut oil


  • In a bowl or food processor the chickpeas, herbs, flour, cumin and garlic powder. Add the water and either use a fork or masher or your food processor to combine ingredients until mostly smooth and combined.
  • Divide into 6 thin patties with your hands
  • In a frying pan, heat the oil and ghee, then add the fritters and cook until browned and cooked through on both sides (about 3 mins each side)


Age appropriate:  When on 2+ meals a day
Serve with tahini (allergen) or any other nut butter, or yoghurt as a dipper!
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