Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 10 mins

OK..ok, I know we shouldn't fry anything these days, but a lovely older lady I know swears it won't kill us..and it's really cute to serve

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups cooked carrots
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • vegetable oil


  1. Mash or press carrots through a course sieve.
  2. Add salt, nutmeg, egg and butter and mix thoroughly.
  3. Form into shapes resembling carrots, roll in bread crumbs and chill for several hours Fry in hot deep oil until browned.
  4. Drain on absorbent paper, tuck in a sprig of parsley in top and serve at once.

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