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Indonesians call this fritter 'Bala Bala' and this is one of my family's favorite fritters.


  • 100 grams coarsely grated carrot

  • 100 gram white cabbage, finely sliced

  • 2 stalks of spring onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 100 gram of all purpose flour

  • 1 chicken cube, crushed into powder form

  • salt and pepper

  • cooking oil for deep frying

  • Spice paste:

  • Ingredients: 4 shallots, thinly sliced; 2 cloves of garlic, chopped; ½ teaspoon coriander seed, roasted. Grind all the ingredients into a paste using mortar and pestle.


  • 1.

    Put the flour into a bowl. Add beaten eggs, beat the mix until smooth

  • 2.

    Add the spice paste, mix well

  • 3.

    Add the carrot, white cabbage and green onion

  • 4.

    Add chicken powder, salt and pepper, stir to combine

  • 5.

    Deep fry tablespoons of the mixtures in hot oil

  • 6.

    Turn fritters and cook on the other side

  • 7.

    Remove from heat and place on paper towel to absorb the excess oil

  • 8.

    Serve warm as appetizer or snack

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