Cauliflower fritters

Cauliflower is a boring old vegetable. That is until you get it in the deep frier. Try Pippa Mattei's recipe for deep-fried cauliflower fritters. 

Cauliflower fritters

(Fritturi tal-pastard)

Serves 6


  • 1 small cauliflower, cut up into florets
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • Parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Some plain flour
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Oil for frying


  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil, add the cauliflower florets, and boil till just tender, then plunge into iced water, drain and set aside.
  2. Beat the whites of the eggs separately from the yolks then beat them together. Add salt and pepper, parsley and crushed garlic.
  3. Coat the cauliflower florets in seasoned flour, dip into the egg mixture and shallow fry till golden brown. Serve at once with any fish/meat, or just enjoy them on their own.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today, June, 2016.

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