Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

Ingredients

  •   1/2 lb
    black-eyed peas, soaked
  •   4
    garlic cloves, crushed
  •   2 tsp
    salt
  •   1 tsp
    black pepper
  •   4 Tbsp
    water

How To Make

  • 1
    When peas have softened, rub off skins then soak an additional 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Drain and rinse. In a food processor, process peas, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Add water while continuing to process.
  • 4
    Add enough water to get a smooth, thick puree.
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 250.
  • 6
    In a large skillet, heat 2 to 3 inches oil and fry 1 tablespoon of the batter until its golden brown.
  • 7
    Repeat until all the batter has been fried in this way.
  • 8
    Keep in oven to keep hot.
  • 9
    Serve piping hot, sprinkled with salt and lime juice.

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