Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters

From   Tea Time

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Japanese

The combination of red pumpkin fritters and apple sauce is simply divine


  • Pumpkin fritters
  • Red pumpkin, oven roasted and pureed 250 gms
  • Curry powder 1 tsp
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Refined flour 1 cup + more if required
  • Egg 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh parsley sprigs 3 to 4
  • Oil to deep-fry
  • Apple sauce
  • Large green apple 1
  • Butter 2 tbsps + ½ cup
  • Sugar ½ cup
  • Cinnamon powder a pinch + to sprinkle
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp


  • Take pumpkin puree in a mixing bowl, add curry powder.
  • Add baking powder to refined flour and add this mixture to the pumpkin puree. Add egg and salt. Finely chop parsley and add and mix everything well.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  • Meanwhile to make apple sauce, peel green apple, discard the core and chop.
  • Heat 2 tbsps butter in a non-stick pan, add green apple pieces and cook on medium heat. Add sugar and continue to cook. Add cinnamon powder and lemon juice and cook till the apple softens. Add ½ cup butter and take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • Dampen a spoon and drop spoons full of the pumpkin mixture into hot oil. Do not overcrowd the pan. Deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Make more fritters with the remaining batter.
  • When apple mixture cools down grind it into a smooth puree and transfer into a serving bowl. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top.
  • Arrange the fritters on a serving platter and serve hot with the bowl of apple sauce.