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Pumpkin Flower Fritters

An easy, vegetarian fritter you can have on the table in under 25 minutes. A popular summer treat, these blossom fritters are the perfect snack!

The basic ingredient of this dish is blooming pumpkin or even zucchini flowers.


Gram flour / Besan 1 cup

Rice flour 1/2 cup 4 cup

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Baking soda 1/8 tsp ( OR a pinch)

Water (room temperature) 1 cup

Egg 1


Cut the stems of the flowers, wash and clean them. You can keep the flower as a whole or separate the petals out.


  • In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, baking soda and salt to taste, egg. Mix all dry ingredients using a whisker, add water in small quantities until you have a thick and smooth batter. Let it rest for 5 - 10 mins.

  • Dip one flower into the batter, coat all sides evenly.

  • Heat sufficient oil in a pan for frying. Place the batter-dipped-flower into the oil, fry in medium-high heat. Cook both sides equally.

  • Remove and drain excess oil on a paper towel

Serve hot!



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