Category: Entertainer's Snacks

Chilli Bites

Makes: 24 Chilli Bites
Preparation Time: 40 minutes
Frying: In hot oil, until golden brown
Ingredients
60 g Cake flour (125ml) (½ cup)
2 ml Salt
10 ml Curry powder (2 tsp)
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
    Luke warm water
2   Medium potatoes, grated
5   Green chillies, finely chopped
750 ml Oil for frying
Method:
  1. Mix flour, salt and curry powder together.
  2. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
  3. Add enough lukewarm water to the flour mixture to make a soft, smooth batter. Mix well until smooth and elastic.
  4. Add the potato and green chillies and mix well.
  5. Cover the bowl with plastic and leave in a warm place to rise for about 10 – 15 minutes.
  6. Knock the batter down very lightly and drop teaspoonfuls of batter at a time into the hot oil.
  7. Fry each fritter, turning the fritters continuously, until golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oil with a draining spoon and place onto brown paper or a paper towel to drain.