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Haiti Acra

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Country: Haiti


  • 5 dried Italian pepper pods
  • or 1 small piece hot pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup finely grated malanga root
  • Peanut oil for frying, heated to 365░F


  1. In a mortar, pound together to a paste the pepper pods, salt, peppercorns, onion, and garlic.
  2. Add seasoning paste and egg to grated malanga root, beat until light.
  3. Drop mixture by spoonfuls into heated oil and fry until golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Makes 20 fritters.


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vutjebal says:

Malanga is a starchy root vegetable that looks like a yam. The plant is a tropical rain forest plant, but it doesn't need water all the time, and grows fine ....


Edited by vutjebal - 10áJaná2010 at 5:16pm
Posted on 10áJaná2010 at 5:13pm | View Post in Forum

Citizen Eve says:

What is malanga root ... never heard of it ... we used ripe bananas or plantain.

Posted on 06áJaná2010 at 11:26pm | View Post in Forum

sandra says:

We made Titiwi acra in Dominica. Titiwi is a very, very, very, tiny fish and the acra is delicious.

Posted on 06áJaná2010 at 11:24pm | View Post in Forum

vutjebal says:

Acra !!

I will cook Acra soon and invite you all .... Wink
Posted on 06áJaná2010 at 4:43pm | View Post in Forum

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