Recipe: Hot Fried Knots with Chives

Fritters with aromatic herbs
July 16, 2011

Hot JimWith some chives and two ripe Hot Jim chili peppers I made this fritters, that can be served with a sweet and sour sauce like the quick chutney or the wonton sauce.

Hot Fried Knots with Chives

Hot Fried Knots with Chives

200g flour
100ml water
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp dry yeast
1 tbsp peanut oil

15g chives
2 fresh red chillies
1 pinch of salt
1-2 tbsp peanut oil
Oil for frying

Mix the yeast with sugar and dissolve in lukewarm water. Mix the flour with the yeast mixture and peanut oil, knead, and set aside for about ten minutes.

Fried KnotsRoll forming a square of 25 cm and brush with 1-2 tablespoons of oil.

Chives and chiliMince chives and chili.

Fried KnotsSpread the chopped herbs on rolled dough and season with salt.

Fried KnotsFold in half and cut strips 2.5 cm wide.

Fried KnotsTie each strip to form a knot or an eight.

Fried KnotsSlightly pinch the ends to join them together.
Fry in hot oil and serve immediately, with a sweet and sour sauce or a chutney.

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I'm sending this to Susan for her Yeast Spotting event.

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