Category: Entertainer's Snacks

Chilli Bites

Makes: 24 Chilli Bites
Preparation Time: 40 minutes
Frying: In hot oil, until golden brown
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
  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.