Friday, January 23, 2009

Corn Fritters with Cucumber Raita

CornFritters with Cool Cucumber Raita


Recipe developed by Chef Wendell Fowler-Eat Right, Now!

Corn Fritters Ingredients:
1 cup olive oil for frying (No Crisco or lard please)
1/3 cup whole grain flour
2 tbs. ground flax seeds
1/4 tsp. Non-Aluminum baking powder
1 tsp. ea. sea salt & black pepper
1 pkg. Stevia powder (1 tsp) sugar or 1 tsp. real Maple Syrup
1/3 egg, lightly beaten (Egg Beaters are good, too) 1 egg white would also work.
2 tsp. organic 2% milk or plain soy milk
1 tsp. Smart Balance, melted
2 cups fresh or frozen whole kernel corn ( No cans please)
Corn Fritters Directions:
Heat oil in a heavy pot or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, flax, salt and sugar.
Beat together egg, milk, and melted ?butter?; stir into whole wheat flour mixture.
Mix in the corn kernels and green onions.
Drop fritter batter by spoonfuls into the hot oil, and fry until golden. Drain on paper towels.
Raita Ingredients:
2 cups plain organic yogurt (Stony Field Farms is widely available)
1 tsp. cumin seed
1 tsp. turmeric powder
Chopped cilantro
Minced green onions
Sea salt and black pepper
Pinch of sea salt
Raita Directions:
Simply place everything in a bowl and mix.
Your Body is Your Buddy,
Chef Wendell

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