Rava Pakora Indian Hushpuppies

Crunchy and spicy these are wonderful party appetizers with a South Indian flair

Cuisine: Indian

Main Ingredient: Wheat

Category: Bread

Difficulty: 1/10

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Rava Pakora Indian Hushpuppies

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2 cupsCream of Wheat cereal; (Rava)
1/2 cupCashews; - Chopped
1/2 cupCilantro; -finely chopped
1/4 cupCurry leaves; - if available
1/2 cupWhite onion; - Finely chopped
3/4 cupCheddar cheese; - finely shredded
1/4 cupjalapeno pepper; - finely chopped (optional)
1 teaspoonChile powder; - hot
1/2 teaspoonKosher salt
1 cupButtermilk; - low fat
Oil; for deep frying


1Mix Dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Stir in the cheese, onions, and peppers. Mix in 1/2 of the buttermilk and stir. Add additional buttermilk (in small amounts) until a soft dough is formed.
2 Preheat the oil in a deep fryer or saucepan. Using a small scoop (or two teaspoons) form the dough into balls app. 1-1 inches in diameter.
3 Drop the balls into hot oil and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and serve with Tamerind Chutney or other tangy sauce.
4 Makes about 24 balls, each containing an estimated:
5 Cals: 142, FatCals: 74, TotalFat: 8g
6 SatFat: 2g, PolyFat: 4g, MonoFat: 2g
7 Chol: 4mg, Na: 96mg, K: 82mg
8 TotalCarbs: 14g, Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 1g
9 NetCarbs: 13g, Protein: 4g
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