7 Healthy And Crispy Fritters For Late-Night Cravings
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Fritters has to be the most genius snack ever made. When you want to create something delicious with leftover vegetables or poultry in your fridge, just throw it in the batter and fry it, and then you get the crispiest, most amazing snack that brings joy to the soul.

There’s no other snack recipe as crispy and versatile as fritters. From sweet to savoury, the range of recipes you can make in this way goes beyond imagination. Fritters are the ultimate party starter, evening tea companion, delightful side dish, and movie fun enhancer. Every occasion is a perfect reason to make them, let alone midnight cravings.

The recipe is so simple that it doesn't require a reason to make it. And on the bonus part, fritters can be your health partner too, when you opt for oil-free cooking methods. From simple onion bhaji to more fancy continental recipes, fritters are all you need when your cravings wake you up in the middle of the night. Try these 7 delightful recipes and bring fun to the nighttime munchies.

Make These 7 Healthy Fritters At Home

1) Air Fried Onion Bhaji

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Bhajiya is the love of all Indians. When seasoned with spices and wrapped around chopped onion slices, the besan batter makes the most delightful snack that’s all you need for your hunger pangs. For making it a healthy snack, opt for oil-free cooking through the air fryer and enjoy it as much as you like.

2) Air Fried Corn Fritters

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If you have sweet corn kernels in your fridge, this recipe is a must. You can also make this in chickpea batter, as it's much healthier than all-purpose flour. Keeping the batter thick will allow it to cook easily in the air fryer.

3) Air Fried Spinach Fritters

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Spinach fritters, simply called spinach pakoda, pack the iron-rich goodness of spinach in a hearty batter resulting in an ultimate comfort food. Add in some chilli slices and coriander too along with seeds of ajwain to enhance the overall flavour.

4) Air Fried Paneer Fritters

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The soft paneer cubes are a perfect filling for fritters when you're craving something light and soothing. Paneer is a great source of protein and low in fat which makes a health-packed meal to satisfy the midnight hunger.

5) Air Fried Grated Vegetable Fritters

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Grated vegetables like carrots, zucchini, radish, cabbage, and other plants can turn into a healthy and delicious late-night snack with this recipe. You can use almost any vegetable you like and add some spring onion, chilli, and seasonings of choice for more flavour.

6) Air Fried Fruit Fritters

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When the cravings call for something sweet, fruity and crunchy, Fruit Fritters are the best thing you can make. Bananas, strawberries, apples, mangoes, and almost any fruit that you have in your fridge can be used to make this snack. Drizzle some chocolate syrup or icing sugar on top for more flavour.

7) Air Fried Cauliflower Pakora

Cauliflower florets taste incredibly fulfilling when made into pakora. It's even better when you marinate the florets before adding in the batter. It almost gets the texture of juicy chicken when cooked.

All these fritters are oil-free and incredibly easy to make. You can pair this with your favourite sauces or mayonnaise and eat it without worrying about health. Also, they pack goodness of veggies, making it an enriching treat.