Another beauty from Vegonomicon. After all, veggies have zero fat.. so sometimes we have to add some, right?
2 c peeled, shredded beets
1 c shredded carrots
1 c peeled, shredded sweet potato
1 shallot, finely chopped (optional)
1/2 c flour
Up to 1/4 c corn starch
1/2 t salt
1 t fennel seeds, chopped
1/4 c water
Combine your veggies in a bowl and add shallot, flour, starch, salt, pepper and fennel. Mix well! Your veggies should be evenly coated. Add water and stir again until flour is dissolved.
Form your veggies into balls about the diameter of a quarter. Then flatten them out before frying.
Drain on towels and serve immediately.
*NOTE: I tried to enjoy these with pickles on my veggie burger but I feel the need to mention that fennel and pickles do NOT mix well. In fact, they mix horribly. Consider yourself warned.