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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Explore the International Aisle of Your Supermarket

Just a tablespoon of curry paste, a staple in the international aisle of any supermarket, can add potent, exotic flavor to many dishes. Golden brown Curry Garri Fritters are a favorite recipe of Western Africa made with ground cassava flour, hot curry paste and spices fried into delicious snacks.


Every supermarket in your neighborhood has an international aisle, and if you do not know, what is on those shelves then it is time to check it out. You will find a variety of countries represented here, for example, those jars of curry pastes are international flavor powerhouses.

A typical curry paste contains many complex ingredients, including garlic and shallot, galangal, lemongrass, and kaffir lime peel. Just a spoonful or two of curry paste infuses countless recipes with international flavor.

Golden brown Curry Garri Fritters are a favorite recipe of Western Africa made with ground cassava flour, hot curry paste and spices fried into delicious snacks. #Africa #recipes #international Western African Curry Garri Fritters


Ingredients:
2 cups cassava flour
1 teaspoon hot curry paste
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/4 - 1/3 cups water
1-2 cups oil for frying

Directions:

In a large frying pan heat vegetable oil. Add all ingredients, mix well and form small fritters, fry until golden brown about 3 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with extra salt or curry powder before serving.

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