Grind the beans in a food processor. Add the
chilies and onions and whisk this mixture for a couple of minutes.
Add the egg and salt to taste and whisk a few minutes more. Make
portions with a tablespoon and deep fry them in a layer of hot oil.
Serve with chili sauce.
August, Niger celebrates Independence Day, as
on that day in 1960 they became independent from
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