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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Curried Cassava Fritters Recipe

Easy recipe from Africa of Curried Cassava Fritters


Golden brown Curried Cassava Fritters are a delicious inexpensive African recipe ready in just minutes.


Curried Cassava Fritters


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Curried Cassava Fritters






Golden brown Curried Cassava Fritters are a delicious inexpensive African recipe ready in just minutes. 

Ingredients: 
2 Cups finely grated cassava 
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 
1/2 teaspoon onion powder 
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 
1 teaspoon curry powder 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 
1-2 cups Oil for frying 

Directions:
In a large frying pan heat vegetable oil. Wash, peel and finely grate the fresh cassava in a food processor. Add spices, mix well and form small flat fritters with the pulp mixture. Fry the fritters in hot oil until golden brown about 3 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with extra salt or curry powder before serving.

Did you know?
Cassava or Manihot esculenta Crantz is the third most important food crop in sub-Saharan Africa after rice and maize (corn). 

Young girls helping in cassava processing in Nigeria. (Photo by IITA)
Young girls helping in cassava processing in Nigeria. (Photo by IITA)


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