EVERY DAY: AN EASY – FAST – AND CHEAP – RECIPE THAT SUITS EVERYONE
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This Middle Eastern dessert, made with few and simple ingredients is absolutely delicious!
Ideal for a snack or after a dinner, it takes very little time to prepare them.
DOUGH BALLS IN SYRUP (AWWAMAT) – MIDDLE EAST
Ingredients for 4 people: 4 cups plain flour – 3 cups water – 5 cups vegetable oil – 2 teaspoons baking powder dissolved in 2 tablespoons of warm water – a dash of salt
for the syrup (Attar): 1 and 1/2 cups of water – 3 tablespoons orange blossom water – 3 drops lemon juice – 5 cups sugar
Dissolve the baking powder and set aside for 10 minutes.
Sift the flour and the salt in a big bowl. Add the water, and dissolved baking powder and mix well.
Beat the batter with with your hands until it becomes pliable and smooth.
Cover the batter with a cloth and let it stand in a warm place for 4 hours, until it is double in bulk.
Beat the batter with your hand every once in a while to prevent bubbles from forming.
Prepare the Atter (syrup).
Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan.
Scoop out the dough with a wet teaspoon and drop into the hot oil. The balls will swell and float to the top.. Stir the balls until they are golden and crisp.
Remove the balls from the oil and drop into the cool Atter (syrup).
Remove promptly and serve hot or cold.
Enjoy your meal!