Rice fritters

Ingredients for 4 people:

Frittelle di Riso
  • 300 grs rice
  • ½ l milk
  • 1 glass water
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grs flour
  • 200 grs sugar
  • 20 grs butter
  • 1 shot glass rum
  • 1 grated lemon peel
  • oil for frying
  • salt

Preparation:

Boil milk with water, sugar, a pinch of salt, grated lemon peel and butter. Pour in rice and cook over a low flame for twenty minutes, until liquid is completely absorbed. Let cool down. Add eggs and rum and start blending, adding flour little by little.

Deep fry batter, making small balls with two spoons. When fritters will be well browned outside, take off the frying pan and let drain on a blotting paper. Roll each fritter in sugar and serve still warm.