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Carrot Fritters with Cucumber and Chilli Jam

A deliciousy easy snack or quick and simple lunch for Mum's on the run.  Everyone gets their vitamin intake without even knowing - how could something so tasty be healthy too!! 



  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 large carrot
  • 50 g cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs medium size
  • 2 Tbs plain flour
  • pinch nutmeg
  • pinch cumin
  • Marlborough sea salt flakes
  • pepper
  • handful of coriander leaves
  • Olive Oil

Pickled Cucumber:

  • 1/2 telegraph cucumber sliced thinly with a mandolin
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Finely chop the onion.
  2. Grate the carrot and the cheese.
  3. Place the vegetables and cheese in a bowl and add the lightly whisked eggs, flour, spices, coriander and seasoning.
  4. Mix with a wooden spoon to combine.
  5. Gently heat some olive oil in a frypan and cook dollops of fritter mixture over a medium heat.
  6. Pickles
  7. Mix the salt and sugar together and sprinkle over the cucumber to pickle.
  8. Let it rest for around 10 - 15 minutes.
  9. If the flavour is to strong you can gently wash the brine away before using.
  10. Serve with Chilli Jam or your favourite Chutney