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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Zambian Bean and Cabbage Fritters

The Republic of Zambia is home to Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Zambia was known as Northern Rhodesia until independence from Britain in 1964. The Zambian government states "Zambia is home to seventy various ethnic groups." Small family farms and subsistence farming accounts for around 80 percent of Zambia's agricultural areas. Besides corn, cabbage and beans are major crops in the everyday lives of Zambians. Zambian bean and cabbage fritters are an easy simple dish to make as a snack or appetizer.


Zambian Bean and Cabbage Fritters


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Zambian bean and cabbage fritters are an easy simple dish to make as a snack or appetizer.

Ingredients: 
1 can soybeans washed and drained 
2 cups cooked shredded cabbage 
1 cup all-purpose flour 
1 large egg 
1 tablespoon onion power 
1 teaspoon salt 
Vegetable oil for frying 

Directions:
Mix all ingredients well, roll into small size balls and fry until golden brown. Serve as a snack or appetizer.


Did you know…?
Under Zambian law, defaming the head of state is a criminal offence that carries a jail sentence of up to three years. Ex-president of Zambia Mr. Levy Mwanawasa who passed away August 19, 2008 was called a "cabbage" in The Zambian newspaper the post by Fred M'membe in February 2002. The term cabbage is other word for the term slow witted.

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