Mix Dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Stir in the cheese, onions, and peppers. Mix in 1/2 of the buttermilk and stir. Add additional buttermilk (in small amounts) until a soft dough is formed.
Preheat the oil in a deep fryer or saucepan. Using a small scoop (or two teaspoons) form the dough into balls app. 1-1 inches in diameter.
Drop the balls into hot oil and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and serve with Tamerind Chutney or other tangy sauce.
Makes about 24 balls, each containing an estimated:
Cals: 142, FatCals: 74, TotalFat: 8g
SatFat: 2g, PolyFat: 4g, MonoFat: 2g
Chol: 4mg, Na: 96mg, K: 82mg
TotalCarbs: 14g, Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 1g
NetCarbs: 13g, Protein: 4g
This recipe was passed to me through my daughter-in-law from her Grandmother. She "invented" this version (using American ingredients) during a visit to the US from her native Southern India.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (36g)|
|Recipe Makes: 24|
|Calories from Fat: 25 (28%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 2.8g||4 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.1g||6 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.4g|
|Cholesterol 4.1mg||1 %|
|Sodium 59.6mg||2 %|
|Potassium 61.7mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 12.9g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.8g||3 %|
|Sugars, other 12.2g|
|Protein 3.2g||5 %|
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Calories per serving: 90
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carriepandyaI stumbled across this recipe via Pinterest. Let me start by saying that I'm Texan and am married to an Indian man from Mumbai. This seemed to be the best of both worlds for my family. I did have to add a tad more milk, but they were definitely a hit; and I will be making them again. Thank you for the wonderful recipe!2y ago
promfhThis recipe was passed to me through my daughter-in-law from her Grandmother. She "invented" this version (using American ingredients) during a visit to the US from her native Southern India. [I posted this recipe.]10y ago