Em Shaat (Middle Eastern Cauliflower Fritters) Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Em Shaat (Middle Eastern Cauliflower Fritters) recipe. Enjoy Lebanese food and learn how to make Em Shaat (Middle Eastern Cauliflower Fritters).

chef FIFI’s Note:
A spicy fritter full of taste. Great as a side dish, or in between pita bread as a sandwich like my husband likes it. Leftovers can be refrigerator and eaten cold. *these measurements are approximate, I’m not good at keeping measurements*

Total Time: 25 mins
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins


Servings: 4

6 -8 cauliflower florets
2 garlic cloves
1 -2 serrano pepper
1/4 cup chopped parsley (fine)
1 egg
3 tablespoons flour (approximately)
1/2 cup milk, approximately
corn oil (for frying)
lemon (optional)


1 Boil cauliflower until tender but not mushy.
2 Once cauliflower is done drain, put in a large bowl.
3 Separate the floret, keep it somewhat chunky. So cut it into half or fourths.
4 Meanwhile chop garlic and hot pepper together in a mortar or food processor well.
5 Add hot pepper,garlic,chopped parsley,1 beaten egg,flour,milk, and salt to taste.
6 Batter should be thin, a tiny bit thinner than pancake batter.
7 If batter is too thick, add a bit water. If batter is too thin, add more flour.
8 Mix well together with a spoon.
9 Meanwhile let oil get hot enough to fry.
10 You can make the fritters large or small.
11 Add mixture to oil with a tablespoon.
12 Two tablespoon full of mixture will make a large fritter.
13 Let fry until golden.
14 Squeeze lemon on top (optional).
15 Enjoy!

From Food.com
Recipe by chef FIFI

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