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Curried Cassava Fritters Recipe

Cassava Recipe.

Golden brown Curried Cassava Fritters are a delicious inexpensive African recipe ready in just minutes. Cassava is very versatile root vegetable and is used the main ingredient in bread, fries, roasted veggie stews and soups, chin-chin, fritters, sweet cakes and fufu.

Curried Cassava Fritters


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Curried Cassava Fritters Recipe

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.

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