Accara (Black-Eyed Pea Fritters)

Accara (Black-Eyed-Pea Fritters)
Accara (Black-Eyed-Pea Fritters)Penny de los Santos

Crisp, light-as-air fritters like these are a popular street snack throughout Senegal and the rest of west Africa. They're usually accompanied by chile-hot, tomato-based kaani sauce (see recipe). This recipe first appeared in our May 2012 issue along with John O'Connor's story A Feast For All.