3 lb. honeycomb tripe, cut in pieces 1 c. sliced onions 1 green pepper, chopped 2 bay leaves 4 whole cloves 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper
2 c. flour 1 tbsp. garlic powder 1 tbsp. salt 1 tbsp. pepper 1 egg, beaten 1/2 c. water (more if batter is too stiff) Oil for frying
To begin mix first 7 ingredients in crockpot. Cover with water. Cook 1 hour on high, lower temperature and cook approximately 4 hours more or until tripe is tender. Cool. Meanwhile, make batter by mixing flour, salt, pepper, egg and water to batter consistency. In bowl mix a cup of water and one tablespoon of garlic powder. Dip tripe pieces in this mixture. Drain. Dip in batter, fry until golden brown.