Servings: 5 makes approx. 25
- 1 lb. flour
- 10 leaves culantro
- 5 small cloves garlic
- 1 small hot pepper
- 1/2 tsp. saffron
- 1 tsp. yeast
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- Oil for frying
- Mix the flour, yeast and baking powder. Add the saffron and salt. Mix well.
- In a separate bowl mix minced culantro leaves, minced hot peppers, garlic and water. Add about three tablespoons of it to the flour a little at a time while mixing.
- Mix to a smooth thick paste and leave to raise for about an hour. The spoon should be dipped into a cup of water before it is dipped in the batter.
- Heat oil in a heavy skillet and drop batter of tablespoonful into the hot oil. Cook until slightly brown. Drain and place on paper towels.
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