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Greek Fennel Fritters

These crispy and very aromatic vegan patties made from fennel leaves are a perfect accompaniment to ouzo.
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 3
Author Elena Paravantes


  • 1 cup finely chopped fennel leaves
  • 1 onion grated or chopped in a food processor
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup water or more
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil for frying


  • Mix the fennel with the onion.
  • In a separate bowl mix the dry ingredients and add to fennel mixture.
  • Add ¼ cup water and mix until you have a batter like mixture, it should be soft but not too liquidy.
  • Heat, the olive oil in a pan, once the oil is hot, add tablespoons of the batter and fry about 2 minutes on each side until browned.
  • Place on a plate with paper napkins to absorb any oil.
  • Serve immediately.