1. Combine all ingredients, except for the oil, in a bowl and mix well.
2. In a frying pan, add enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan to 1/4 inch.
3. Heat the oil to 370 degrees. Do not allow the oil to get too hot. Use an oil thermometer.
4. Place a tablespoon of the batter into the oil and pat it down into the shape of a fritter.
5. Fry the fritter until golden. Drain on paper towels.