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Our accras are grated taro root that are seasoned and then fried to perfection. | tchakayiti.com

Accras, Haitian appetizers

These taro (malanga) appetizers are seasoned to perfection and enhanced with our piment bouc. They're a great crowd pleaser.

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Malanga taro root
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Green Onion
  • Thyme
  • Piment Bouc
  • Shallots
  • Onion
  • Parsley
  • Garlic
  • Egg
  • Oil

Instructions

  1. Peel the malanga and grate. Set aside
  2. Using a mortar and pestle, mash the seasonings to a paste
  3. Mix in the mashed ingredients with the grated malanga. Mash the mix
  4. Adjust the seasoning to taste
  5. Add one egg to the mix for a smoother paste (optional)
  6. Heat the oil
  7. Drop the mix by the spoonful in the hot oil until the accras turn golden
  8. Serve hot with pikliz on the side if you wish.