New Orleans Rice Fritters Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Active dry yeast/1/2 compressed yeast cake1⁄2 Tablespoon (1/2 Package)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cooked rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), very soft
 Eggs3 , beaten
 Sifted all purpose flour1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1730 Calories from Fat 542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.8%

Saturated Fat 18.1 g90.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 670.6 mg

Sodium 1186 mg49.4%

Total Carbohydrates 249 g83%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.4%

Sugars 51.9 g

Protein 44 g88.4%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C 0.1%

Calcium 11.9% Iron 84.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, sprinkle or crumble the yeast in warm ( for dry yeast) or lukewarm (for compressed yeast) water .
2) Allow to stand for a few minutes, then stir, until dissolved.
3) Mash the rice, cool to lukewarm, then stir into the yeast mixture and mix well.
4) Cover, keep aside and allow to rise overnight.

MAKING
5) Then beat in the eggs, flour, sugar, salt, and nutmeg, until smooth.
6) Allow to stand in a warm place for 30 minutes.
7) In a frying pan, drop the batter by tablespoonfuls into deep hot fat and fry for about 3 minutes, until golden-brown.

SERVING
8) Sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar or sugar mixed with ground cinnamon and serve the New Orleans Rice Fritters, immediately on individual serving plates .
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