The Best Fritters | Paraguayan Tortillas

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One of my favorite Paraguayan Dishes is Tortillas. I know what you are thinking. 🤔 No! It is not even relative to Mexican flour/corn tortilla nor Spanish Omelette but rather a deep-fried fritter. These fried-up bunch of goodness are so simple and versatile; you can eat them any time of the day. The next time you make a pot of comforting soup, why not try the Guarani Fusion Kitchen recipe and fry up some delicious tortillas as a side dish?😋

The Best Fritters "Paraguayan Tortillas"

Ingredients

For the Paraguayan Tortillas:

  • 4eggs, beaten
  • 1 cups of mozzarella cheese ( any semi-soft cheese)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, spoon & level
  • 2 cups whole milk, room temperature
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh green onions (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt ( to taste)
  • 1-liter canola oil for frying

Instructions

In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until very foamy, add salt, cheese, flour, water, and milk. Whisk together all ingredients until no lumps remain. The batter should be smooth. Stir in the chopped green onions.

Add the oil to a deep pot or medium saucepan over medium-high heat until it reaches 350 F to 375 F degrees.

The Best Fritters | Paraguayan Tortillas

Holding a sauce ladle about 1 inch above the hot oil, quickly drop big spoonfuls into a frying pan in the oil ( about 3″ to 4″ diameter. * Generally three to 4 at a time in a regular-sized pan.

Fry them in batches and until golden brown on the first side for about 2 minutes; carefully turn and continue frying until golden brown on the second side.

The Best Fritters "Paraguayan Tortillas"

Remove the Tortillas from the oil and transfer them to a plate with paper towels. Serve alongside Mandioca Frita (Fried yuca)

 

Enjoy!

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