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2 cups cooked rice

6 tablespoons flour

3 heaping tablespoons sugar

teaspoon salt

Dash of nutmeg

2 eggs

teaspoon vanilla

Vegetable oil for deep-frying

Confectioner s sugar

Cook s note: You can use a deep iron frying pan or a deeper pot for cooking.

In a bowl, combine rice, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg; mix well. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Heat vegetable oil for deep-frying to 360 degrees.

Carefully drop rice mixture by spoonfuls into hot oil and fry until brown on both sides.

Remove from oil and a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar. Serve hot.

Yield: 12

Source: Poppy Tooker, Slow Food New Orleans

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