bolinho

/boo-LEEN-yoosh/
[Portuguese] plural bolinhos

Croquettes. These may be made with any of a number of ingredients, in Brazil predominantly rice and cheese, minced (US: ground) or finely chopped, bound with b├ęchamel sauce, dipped in flour, egg and breadcrumbs and deep fried. It also means biscuits (US: cookies).

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