This rice fritter originated in western Africa and comes in many versions. It was extremely popular in antebellum New Orleans. This one is a lightened version of a recipe fround in one of the city's oldest cookbooks, 1885's The Creole Cookery Book, published by the Christian Women's Exchange. In it, the dish is titled "Callers."
Recipe by Cooking Light October 1999
Credit: Randy Mayor
142 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 20.6g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 210mg; calcium 54mg.