Process or blend
with the garlic, scallions, salt, flour, sherry
, and enough water to make a thick batter
. Let stand, covered with plastic film, for 1 hour. Then fry
, in drops of 1 heaping teaspoon, into the oil poured to a depth of 2 inches in a pan, for about 1 minute each side, or until golden brown. Drain
on paper towels.