By Nmami Agarwal
Craving too much to eat something and don’t know how to deal with it? Try our today’s recipe zucchini tofu fritters. Zucchini and tofu are a great match to go with, just like rhubarb and strawberry. Combining both, with the whole wheat bread for holding it together, you can get the most delicious tofu zucchini fritters that everyone will love. These are not typically fried pakoras but rather a very healthy option to try. It’ll help you fight your cravings in a healthy manner.
By trying out this healthy recipe you will surely consume a lot of vitamin A and C, fiber, folate, riboflavin, potassium and manganese, these minerals that helps your body to process fats, carbs and glucose.
Tofu is an excellent source of protein, calcium, iron and other micro-nutrients, it is a popular ingredient with many health benefits. It is a very good source of minerals like manganese, selenium and phosphorous. Adding to it tofu is a good source of magnesium, copper, zinc and vitamin B1. It provides protection against cancer and heart disease.
Zucchini boasts high levels of potassium, B-vitamins, dietary fiber, and antioxidants, which all offer immense benefits to health. It is an excellent source of potassium, Vitamin A. It contains moderate levels of thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and minerals like iron, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. It helps regulate blood sugar levels, which can greatly control diabetes.
Broccoli is an amazing source of vitamins K (involved in blood clotting) and C (builds collagen and heal wounds), a good source of folate (needed for the production and maintenance of new cells in the body)and also provides potassium (essential for the function of nerves and heart contraction), fiber that promote digestive health and lowers cholesterol.
- Zucchini, shredded- 20g
- Broccoli- 10g
- 1 small egg
- Yoghurt- 5g
- Whole wheat breadcrumbs- 10g
- Green onion- 10g
- Oil- 5g
Calories– 55 kcal
- Squeeze the shredded zucchini really well, twisting at the top and pressing it completely.
- After this transfer zucchini to a large mixing bowl along with tofu, eggs, onion, pepper, yoghurt and salt. Mix really well. Sprinkle flour on top and mix until it is fully combined.
- Shape the mixture into flat tikkis.
- Preheat baking tray for 2-3 minutes and add a bit of oil and spread with spatula. Put themixture onto it into flat tikkis but do not flatten too thin, now let it bake for 5-6 minutes, carefully flip and cook another 4 minutes or until brown. Work in batches. Fr
- Serve hot and enjoy.
Over to you:
So the next time you crave for something and cant deal with it, why don’t you try our easy-to-go healthy snack.This fritter is the ideal thing for you to try as it helps you deal with two thins at once – your cravings and health issue. This nutrient-filled tofu and zucchini fritters can be served with tomato or mint chutney to enhance the taste and nutritional values.You can combine it with your kind of tea or coffee as per your craving demands. It does not require deep frying and hence a very amazing snack for every generation.