- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
- Serving: 4 People
- Calories: 6197 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 62.35 g
- Cholesterol Content: 619 mg
- Fat Content: 666.13 g
- Fiber Content: 8.4 g
- Protein Content: 17.39 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 69.111 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 2457 mg
- Sugar Content: 4.81 g
- Trans Fat Content: 176.691 g
Vegetarian Okoy is healthy Filipino cuisine. This delicious fritters can be eaten as a snack or an appetizer. With this recipe, you can give a try to taste vegetables differently. These crispy and tangy fritters are made with julienned purple yam and sweet potatoes, bean sprouts, onions which are placed in a batter and then fried in oil. The outcome is similar to that of a vegetable patty. And when it is served up with a vinegar dip, it is out of this world. Learn the simple recipe of making this delicious vegetarian okoy.
Ingredients of Vegetarian Okoy Recipe
- Julienned purple yam (ube) - ½ Cup
- Julienned sweet potato (kamote) - ¼ Cup
- Bean sprouts (togue) - ¼ Cup
- Sliced onions - ¼ Cup
- Corn starch - ¼ Cup
- Egg - 1
- Salt - 1 Teaspoon
- Pepper powder - 1 Teaspoon
- Oil for frying - 3 Cups
- Vinegar for sawsawan
How to Make Vegetarian Okoy
Step 1: In a medium-sized bowl, mix cornstarch and egg until smooth. If the batter is thick add little water to it and season it with salt and pepper.
Step 2: Add julienne of purple yam and sweet potato, bean sprout, and onions to the batter.
Step 3: For shallow frying, heat sufficient oil in a frying pan and place spoonful of prepared batter and spread a little, shallow fry it until golden brown and crispy.
Step 4: Once shallow fried drain them and place on the plate with a paper towel that will help to soak excess oil. Let it cool for a while.
Step 5: Serve this crispy savory with vinegar dip.