Creole Rice Calas
Recipe courtesy of Poppy Tooker, New Orleans
In bowl, combine rice, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg and mix well. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
Heat vegetable oil for deep-frying to 360˚F. Carefully drop rice mixture by spoonfuls into hot oil and fry until brown.
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.