Print Recipe

Calas (Rice Fritters)

These are a New Orleans specialty.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs and sugar and beat at high speed until pale yellow.
  2. Add the vanilla extract, nutmeg, lemon, salt, baking powder and rice, and stir until well mixed.
  3. Add enough flour, about 1 cup, to bind the ingredients.
  4. In a skillet, heat oil to 365 degrees F. Drop heaping teaspoonsful of batter into hot oil, but do not crowd.
  5. Fry until golden brown, turning once, about 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oil, drain briefly, then place on paper towels and keep warm.
  7. Sift confectioners' sugar over the Calas.

Other Cajun and Creole recipes you may like...

Bananas Foster
Uptown Red Beans and Rice
Louisiana-Style Red Bean Pasta Salad
Muffuletta Sandwiches


Contact

Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.