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New Orleans Galas

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Ingredients
  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)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Fat 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Fried

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