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Frittelle di Riso (Rice Fritters)
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hese fried rice fritters are a favorite among Italian Jews. Arborio is a good Italian rice for this dish but you can use any good short or medium grain rice.

Serves: 6

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1 cup rice
21/2 cups water
1 tsp. salt
1 cup dark seedless raisins
1/2 cup pine nuts
2 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest
6 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup olive oil
Granulated sugar and cinnamon


  1. Add rice to pot of salted water and bring to a boil.
  2. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes without stirring. Rice should be well done and dry.
  3. Remove from heat and add raisins, nuts and lemon zest.
  4. Set aside to cool for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Add eggs to rice mixture and mix well.
  6. Make about 6 round rice balls using about a rounded tablespoon of the mixture for each.
  7. Fry 3 rice balls in ½ cup heated oil, until golden brown on all sides. To maintain the best color, replace oil for second batch.
  8. Place on paper towels to absorb oil.
  9. Serve warm, either plain or rolled in cinnamon and sugar.

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Quiero says...
Rating is 4

salamman tamame mreahal ro anjam dadam, vali toop kheili shol boodesh va ghabl az inke to tokhme morghbezanamesh va raft:)nemdonam kojaye kar eshtebah bood?man bernj ro onghadr gozashtam ke maghzesh shol beshe va badesh tebghe dastoor anjam dadam
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