Abalone and scallop fritters are something different and pretty tasty. They also have the benefit of usually coming out tender. The fritter seen here are served with a Lemon Caper Sauce.
A fritter is any kind of food coated in batter and deep-fried. Although very similar to a doughnut it differs in the fact that it requires some base ingredient beyond the dough it is cooked with.
A dish made from peeled black-eyed peas formed into a ball and then deep-fried in dendê (palm oil). It is found in Nigerian and Brazilian cuisine. The dish is traditionally encountered in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia, especially in the city of Salvador, often as street food, and is also found in most parts of Nigeria, Ghana and the Republic of Benin.
Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. It literally means potato fritters. The name “Batata” means potato in English. It consists of a potato mash patty coated with chickpea flour, then deep-fried and served hot with savoury chutney condiments.
A combination of colourful root vegetables are grated and bound together to create these wonderful latkes. Served with dollops of harissa flavoured sour cream they make a wonderful vegetarian meal or flashy side dish.
Chilean-style sopaipillas are delicious fried rounds of pumpkin-spiced dough drenched in a brown sugar syrup. They make a delicious autumn breakfast or afternoon snack with coffee. A cousin of Peruvian picarones, sopaipillas are traditionally eaten on rainy winter days in Chile.
This scrumptious recipe for Thai corn fritters is a real vegetarian treat, made with corn, tofu, and a variety of vegetables. The corn fritter batter takes only minutes to stir together, then just drop spoonfuls into hot oil and fry for a few minutes. An easy treat that is terrific as an appetiser, snack, or finger food for a party.
Ethakka appam, pazham (banana) boli or pazham pori are terms used for fried plantain in Kerala. The plantain is usually dipped in sweetened rice and white flour batter and then fried in coconut or vegetable oil. It is a very popular snack among Keralites. This is very similar to pisang goreng (Indonesian for fried bananas), which is a dessert common to Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
According to taste, the grated potato may be supplemented with finely shredded potatoes, carrots, onions or spring onions, sliced mushrooms, or garlic chives, which adds colour and crunchy texture to the dish. Gamjajeon can also be garnished with shredded fresh red and green chilli pepper.