Combine meat, rice, onions and cheese, then pass through a grinder or food processor until ground to a reduced consistency.
Add salt, pepper, spices, and 1 lightly beaten egg.
Mix and knead thoroughly.
Divide the mixture into eight equal portions.
Take each portion, one at a time, and roll into a cylindrical shape, uniform in circumference, and place in a large shallow plate.
Beat second egg and pour over the croquettes, turning them until fully coated.
Transfer the croquettes to another large shallow plate containing flour, turning them until fully coated.
Shallow fry the croquettes, turning them until well browned.