1-1/2 cups ground cooked ham
2 cups sifted flour
2 cups boiling water
3/4 tablespoon curry powder
cooking fat for deep frying
Stir the flour into rapidly boiling water and continue to cook, stirring
vigorously, until the batter leaves the sides of the pan.
Lower the heat and beat in the eggs, one at a time. Remove from the heat and stir in the curry powder and the ham.
Bring the fat up to 390 degrees F on a thermometer and drop the batter by
teaspoons into it. Cook until golden brown all over, then drain on absorbent
Serve with Cumberland sauce or brown mushroom sauce.