I got this idea from a Facebook group moderated by my godmother. I love them, but my mother’s not so sure! They’re a bit fiddly, so don’t go too nuts making hundreds – save that effort for the pīragi!
Cook time 3 – 4 minutes per batch.
350g prepared Latvian-style sauerkraut
125g cream cheese
2 TB breadcrumbs
2 TB parsley
1 ts mustard
½ cup plain flour
¼ ts ground pepper
splash of milk
¾ cup commercial breadcrumbs
1 – Combine warm or hot sauerkraut with cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley and mustard. Chill.
2 – Roll chilled mix into balls.
3 – Dip into flour mixture, then egg mixture, then breadcrumbs.
4 – Heat oil to highest temperature.
5 – Deep fry in batches for 3 – 4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.