Manga!! Arancini! Here is my Moms simple version.
There are others that have different fillings or simply just cheese! I wish I could get them just as easy as you can in Italy!
Arancini - Rice Balls print version
1 lb rice (short or medium Italian rice) cooked till tender mix into the rice when still warm
1- teaspoon salt
7 cups water
2 tablespoons butter
Romano or Parmesan cheese to taste
1 box Bread crumbs (unseasoned)
1/2-box bread crumbs (seasoned)
1/2 cup of Romano cheese
1/2 cup of good Sunday gravy
1 lb ground veal cooked
Create a pocket in a ball of the rice mixture, in the pocket add a bit of the veal mixture
Close the rice around the veal mixture
Using flour, egg-wash and coating mix proceed to brad the rice balls and refrigerate
Deep fry 350F degrees till golden.