Sweet Oriental Fritters-balah El ShamFrom ahmed1 6 years ago
- Syrup: shopping list
- 2 cups sugar shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups water shopping list
- few lemon drops shopping list
- Fritters: shopping list
- 1 cup water shopping list
- 1 cup flour. shopping list
- 80 grams butter shopping list
- 5 large eggs shopping list
- 1 tsp vanilla powder shopping list
- 2 cups vegetable oil for frying shopping list
How to make it
- Make the syrup first:
- Heat sugar and water over medium heat till sugar is dissolved, then boil for 5 minutes add the lemon juice and let it cool. Syrup will thicken while cooling.
- In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring butter and water to a running boil.Pour the flour mixture all in one go and stir using a wooden spoon till it form a ball shape. Turn the dough on a clean bowl and cool for 15 minutes.
- Mix in the eggs one at a time stirring well after each addition. Add the vanilla and stir again.
- Fill the dough in a piping bag fitted with a nozzle of the shape you desire. Or you can drop a small amount of the batter in the oil using a teaspoon.
- Get the oil to the frying point over medium heat, drop 5cm log from the piping bag into the hot oil. You can use a scissors to cut the end of the log if it sticks to the piping bag. Or just use the teaspoon and drop batter gently in the oil. Watch carefully.
- Fry for 3 minutes on each side till you reach a deep golden brown. Take out from the oil and drain for 2-3 seconds, immediately dip the fritters in the cooled syrup for 1 minute only and take them out. Serve warm or cold.
- You can also omit dipping them in syrup if you don’t like that much sweet taste,only dust them with powdered sugar after they are drained from oil.
The Cookahmed1 Cairo, EG
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Im going to try this one soon..thanks!michellem in Idaho loved it
This sounds so good & delicious...i love them..i have a slightly different recipe,i use "hot chocolate fudge dip" with it...iffyo in loved it
I adore sweet fried fritters, and the glaze is absolutely sublime :) In Scotland, I used to get a yeast version of these, very airy, deep-fried (like everything else there!) and dipped in the sugar-syrup glaze. Very addictive! Thanks for posting (yet...morekukla in Barrie, Ontario loved it
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