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Leftover Ginger Rice Patties Recipe

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Easy Leftover Ginger Rice Patties RecipeLeftover Ginger Rice Patties Recipe from Chic African is a simple African food recipe to make and share. African fried rice cakes make a delicious snack, are loaded with ginger flavor and ready in less than 30 mins.

Leftover Ginger Rice Patties are the perfect way to repurpose leftover rice.

Easy Leftover Ginger Rice Patties Recipe


Ingredients 2 large fresh eggs 2 cups of cooked white rice 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1 medium chopped tomato 2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground curry powder 1 chopped hot pepper Pepper and salt to taste Oil for frying


Directions Add all ingredients except one egg into a large bowl and mix well. Form into flat disks the size of a 50-cent piece, beat remaining egg and dip disks into the egg. Fry to a golden brown. Drain on a paper towel and serve warm.


Vegetarian Curry Potato Pie Smothered With Cheese Recipe

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The simple vegetarian potato pie with a dash of curry and tumeric seasonings mixed with layers of potatoes baked to a buttery softness is good for your body and soul. Here's what you need pie crust, white potatoes, onions, butter, ground curry and turmeric, red pepper and salt and pepper to taste mixed together, smothered with two types of cheese and baked in the oven for 45 minutes. It's just that simple to make.
Vegetarian Curry Potato Pie Smothered With Cheese Recipe
Easy Baked Vegetarian Curry Potato Pie Smothered With Cheese Recipe

Delicious filling vegetarian curry potato pie is served as a side dish or a vegetarian main course. Curry spice blend varies greatly depending on the region you live in. Curry also means a spiced sauce cooked with your choice of meats and vegetables. In South Africa, the Afrikaans word for curry is Kerrie, in West Africa Korri is Yoruba for curry and curry is pronounced Inweta, in Nigerian Igbo.

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Easy Curried Rice Balls

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Easy Curried Rice Balls These curry deep-fried rice balls using leftover white rice are served with South African lunch and dinner meals with curries and madras dishes.
Easy Curried Rice Balls.

South Africa's know how to make rice balls with leftover rice. You should have enough oil in the pan to completely cover the rice balls when frying, which will ensure they're perfectly cooked on all sides.
Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 30 minCurried rice balls, are perfectly golden brown and crunchy on the outside. Ingredients.
2 large eggs.
2 cups of cooked white rice.
2 teaspoons ground curry.
Pepper and salt to taste.
Oil for frying.

Directions. 
Add all ingredients except one egg into a large bowl and mix well. Form into balls and beat remaining egg and dip balls into the egg. Fry curry balls to a golden brown. Drain on a paper towel and serve warm.

Senzeni na South African Anti‐Apartheid Song

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About the Senzeni na South African Anti‐Apartheid Song

Zulu is one of the official languages of South Africa and is of the Bantu family of languages. Senzeni na is a famous South African anti‐apartheid song. Senzeni na, a powerful song was frequently sung during funerals and anti‐apartheid demonstrations. Apartheid officially ended in 1994.

About the Senzeni na South African Anti‐Apartheid Song

Zulu is the language of the Zulu people. 10 million people speak Zulu, and most of them (95%) live in South Africa. According Omniglot, during the early 19th century Christian missionaries, including J W Colenso, S B Stone, H Callaway and Lewis Grant devised a way to write Zulu. 

The first Zulu Christian booklet Incwadi Yokuqala Yabafundayo was written by Newton Adams, George Newton and Aldin Grout between 1837-8 and explained the spelling of Zulu words and the history of the Old Testament. The first Zulu version of the bible was produced between 1845-1883 and in 1859 L. Grout published the first …

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My mother is a historian of African culture and history and her influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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Elegant but earthy The African Gourmet and Chic African Culture highlights African culture, food recipes, modern and ancient history.

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