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Vegan Zucchini Fritters – Only 5 Ingredients

Vegan Zucchini Fritters - 5 Ingredients

Warm weather means more fresh choices at my favourite fresh food farmers markets and more  summer vegetables like zucchini. Fresh zucchini of course equals to Zucchini Fritters… vegan Zucchini Fritters! The weekly theme for Vegan MoFo for week 2 this year is a kitchen gadget I can’t live without. I went through my appliance cupboard and stopped at my stand mixer, (very useful with making my own dough  and batter); Blender (great for nut butters, smoothies, frozen desserts, soups and dips ), until I saw my Air Fryer! My Philips Airfryer is quite old (bought it in 2012) and has helped make several of my favourite foods relatively fat-free doing away with the messy deep-frying process. I have possibly deep-fried food a couple of times after my Air Fryer’s been an active part of my kitchen.

This 5 ingredient recipe is gluten-free, low-fat and made in the Air Fryer. Ready in under half an hour, these fritters taste great by themselves or combined with a salad for a filling meal.

Vegan Zucchini Fritters – 5 Ingredients

Vegan; Gluten-free; Low fat; Air Fryer recipe.

  • 2 Zucchini, medium.
  • 3/4 cup Besan (Chickpea Flour)
  • 3/4 cup Rice Flour (finely ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric
  • Black Salt (Kala Namak), to taste
  1. Sift the “Besan” & rice flour together in a deep mixing bowl. Toss in turmeric powder and salt to taste and whisk through.

  2. Grate the zucchini and squeeze out any excess water.

  3. Fold the grated zucchini mixture into the dry flour mix.

  4. Form round patties using wet palms and place in the Air Fryer basket.

  5. Cook for 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius and allow to cool slightly before removing from the Air Fryer basket as the patties are quite delicate when hot.

I get my Black/ rock salt (Kala Namak), rice flour and Besan flour at my local Indian grocery store. 


This is not a sponsored post. I really love my Air Fryer and find that it’s a great tool in my kitchen, if you liked this recipe please check out, my Air Fryer Samosa recipe  😊

Also, please do check out Cook Blog Share where my Zucchini Fritter recipe shares the space with these other gorgeous recipes!



I am an enthusiastic plant based home cook and baker who delights in sharing my creations on unsuspecting non vegans, when they least expect it! When not recipe developing, testing or making, I'm found organising and/ or writing, the two other passions of my life ❤️


  1. This is a so tasty and Awesome!!!Thanks for sharing.

      1. Jennifer Bliss says:

        Thanks so much! I just commented on your comment! I’ve linked you on my sidebar! I hope to visit often!

  2. These look really delicious, plus they are healthy too, and that always gets my vote:) Never tried black salt, sounds intriguing. Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare

    1. Thank you 😊The black salt/ rock salt actually looks pinkish black if that’s any help 😀

  3. My husband has his heart set on one of these air fryers and with so many delicious recipes……………….

    1. Thanks 😊 I’d recommend the Air Fryer Sheree, no mess, no oil splatters & not too many calories either 😋

  4. Now this sounds interesting!

  5. Yummm! It looks so easy and delicious! Is that the salt that smells like eggs?!

    1. Thank you 😊Yes that’s the stinky salt, has taken me ages to get used to it, so a little pack goes a long way around here ☺️

      1. 🙂 I got one 7 years now… expired 5 years ago 😀

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