1 lb (450 g) short grain rice, cooked
1 medium onion, finely grated
2 egg yolks, beaten
3 oz (75 g) Mozzarella, cut into 1/2 inch (1 cm) cubes
4 oz (125 g) fine breadcrumbs
oil for deep frying
fresh coriander or parsley
1. Mix rice, onion, eggs and freshly ground black pepper. Flour your hands, put 1 tbsp of mixture into the palm of your hand and press a few pieces of cheese into the centre. Cover with more rice mixture, roll into a ball to enclose cheese.
2. Roll balls in breadcrumbs and deep fry in oil heated to 180°C (350°F). Fry four or five balls at a time, turning occasionally, for 5 minutes.
3. Drain on absorbent paper, garnish.
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