Calas (Fried Rice Balls)
40 mins (prep 15, cooking 25)
10 ingredients
4-6 servings
In days gone bye, horse-drawn carts in the streets of New Orleans sold these wonderful, aromatic rice cakes. They have never been widely available in restaurants. They make a great breakfast or snack. These sweets were very popular.

Categories:  technique , <-60-mins , pasta,-rice-and-grains , cajun , rice , north-american , low-sat.-fat , creole , low-in... , time-to-make , low-fat , lunch~snacks , american , inexpensive , healthy , southern-u.s. , deep-fried , dessert ,
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Serving Size (36.76 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 120.74 Calories from Fat 5.04
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.56g 3.42%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1.91%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 391.65mg 65.28%
Total Carbohydrate 27.98g 37.31%
Dietary Fiber 2.38 g 38.08%
Sugars 11.41 g %
Protein 2.93g 23.45%
Vitamin A 2.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 142.91mg% Iron 1.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cooked rice, cooking oil