New Orleans Galas
|Uncooked rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Boiling water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed||1 Tablespoon (1 Package)|
|Eggs||3 , well beaten|
|Flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fat||1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
|Confectioners sugar||1 Tablespoon|
Cook rice in boiling water until very tender.
Drain and set aside to cool.
Dissolve yeast in 2 tablespoons warm water.
Mix with cold rice and let stand in a warm spot overnight.
The following day, beat in eggs, flour, sugar, salt, and nutmeg, adding more flour, if necessary, to make a thick batter.
Heat fat to 370° on deep fat thermometer or until a 1 inch cube of bread browns in 60 seconds.
Drop batter from tablespoons into hot fat and fry until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1348 Calories from Fat 335
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37 g57.4%
Saturated Fat 11.2 g56.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 652.5 mg217.5%
Sodium 1233.6 mg51.4%
Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.8%
Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.6%
Sugars 115.7 g
Protein 36 g72.5%
Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C 0.09%
Calcium 16% Iron 48.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet