Indian Black-Eyed Pea Fritters - Lobia Vada
These vegan black-eyed pea fritters are authentic Indian-style! They turn out so crispy on the outside, and they make amazing appetizers, party finger food, or a fun afternoon snack.
Servings: 12 fritters
- 1 cup black eyed peas soaked overnight
- 1/4 cup chickpea flour/ besan
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 3 green chiles finely chopped
- 6-8 curry leaves torn
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- oil for frying
Drain the peas and grind with 1 of the chiles and 1 tablespoon of water to a coarse batter.
Transfer to a bowl and add remaining chiles, onion, and curry leaves. Add salt and chickpea flour. Mix to combine.
Heat enough oil for shallow frying. Make round discs and fry them in the oil until golden brown on both sides.
Drain on paper towels.
Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg