Akara (Black Eyed Peas Fritters) is a very delicious, vegetarian-friendly meal. It is crispy, golden, tasty, downright irresistible, and quite filling.
Soak for about 30 minutes or till the skin swells.
Peel off the beans with your hands (the hard way) or use a blender and pulse a couple of times to split the beans (the easy way)
Akara, is an all-natural African beancake that contains 109 calories per 123 g serving. This serving contains 6 g of fat, 2 g of protein, and 13 g of carbohydrate. The latter is 4 g of sugar and 3 g of dietary fiber, the rest is complex carbohydrates.
As we all know, akara is made from beans, and beans are a very good source of protein and other essential nutrients such as sodium, dietary fiber, sugar, and saturated fat. Beans are rich in zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, and vitamins B1, B6, E, and K.
Two servings of this traditional snack have approximately 110 calories. One ball of akara contains about 60 to 70 calories.