International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Deep Frying: Method and Recipes

Deep frying squash blossoms

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Who doesn't love fried food? Deep frying may not be the most calorie-poor way to prepare food, but it certainly produces some of the world's tastiest. The high heat of the oil seals in a food's moisture and crisps up the outside, giving that irresistable pairing of crunchy and juicy.

Deep Frying Recipes

Try these deep-fried recipes from around the world.

Gulab Jamun

Bowl of gulab jamun

(South Asian milk ball sweet in rose-scented syrup)


Coxinhas (Brazilian deep-fried chicken croquettes)

(Brazilian deep-fried chicken croquettes)

Medu Vada

Medu Vada (South Indian deep-fried lentil fritters)

(South Indian deep-fried lentil fritters)


Sweet potatoes

(Indonesian sweet potato puffs)