Fried Okra Patties

 

 

1/2 tsp garlic salt

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup corn meal

 

1/2 lb okra, chopped medium fine

1/2 small onion, chopped medium fine

1 egg

1/4 cup water (or buttermilk)

 

Heat shortening in large skillet, enough to cover bottom about 1/4- 1/2 inch deep

Blend first four ingredients in one bowl (dry mix)

Mix last four ingredients in separate bowl ( wet mix)

Add dry mix to wet mix, making sure all okra is coated well.

Drop by 1/4 cup spoonfuls into hot shortening.

Flatten patties and fry until golden brown.

Drain on paper towels.

Salt if needed.

Top with sour cream or other condiments.