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Vegan Chickpea Squash Fritters in a plate with yogurt dip on the side
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Vegan Chickpea Squash Fritters Recipe

Super delicious and crunchy Chickpea Squash Fritters. These vegan & gluten free Chickpea Squash Fritters are so easy and take less than 30 minutes to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chickpea flour recipe, pumpkin fritters, squash fritters
Diet: Gluten-free, Vegan
Method: Stovetop
Servings: 5
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Meeta Arora


  • 3 cups Butternut Squash peeled and shredded
  • 1 cup Onions chopped
  • 1.5 cup Chickpea flour
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp Parsley finely chopped
  • Oil as needed for frying


  • In a large bowl, combine the shredded butternut squash, onions, chickpea flour, spices, lemon juice and parsley. Stir with a fork (or your hands) until the mixture is combined well. 
  • Liberally coat a large pan with oil and let it heat. 
  • Form the squash mixture into small balls and flatten it out. Then place gently in the pan. 
  • Cook on one side for 3-4 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes until the fritter is lightly browned. It will take 3-4 batches to fry all the fritters. 
  • Remove from oil with a spatula and transfer the fritters on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with a dip of choice. 


  • You can use butternut squash or kabocha pumpkin to make these fritters.
  • Butternut squash can be peeled and then shredded on either the large/medium hole of a box grater or in a food processor.
Make it a slider or burger: Make larger size patty. You can add some cooked quinoa to the mixture if you like. I highly recommend a moist sauce on the burger with this patty, so it is not dry.  
Note: Nutrition values do not include oil used for frying. They are my best estimates.  If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 9215IU | Vitamin C: 23.7mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2.9mg