Akkra (Bean Fritters)

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Title: Akkra (Bean Fritters)
Yield: 24 Fritters
Categories: Appetizers, Jamaica, Caribbean, Beans


1 c Peas, black-eyed
2 Pepper, red, hot; seeded,
2 ts Salt
Oil, vegetable; for frying

Soak the beans overnight in cold water. Drain, rub off and discard the
skin, cover beans again with cold water and soak for 2-3 hours longer.
Drain, rinse, and put through a meat grinder using the finest blade, or
reduce bit by bit in an electric blender. Grind the peppers. Add the salt
and peppers to the beans and beat with a wooden spoon until they are light
and fluffy and considerably increased in bulk.
Heat the oil in a heavy frying pan and fry the mixture by tablespoonfuls
until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot as an
accompaniment to drinks.
MM and upload by DonW1948@aol.com / CBCC Submitted By DONW1948@AOL.COM On
SAT, 11 NOV 1995 012717 -0500

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