Luqaimat Or Dumplings | How to make Luqaimat Or Dumplings

By Fajeeda Ashik  |  14th Nov 2015  |  
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About Luqaimat Or Dumplings Recipe

Luqaimat is an arabic sweet dish made during iftars and special occasions. These are fried balls dipped in sugar syrup, traditionally served with date honey. Kids will surely love this sweet balls.

Luqaimat Or Dumplings

Ingredients to make Luqaimat Or Dumplings

  • 1 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Instant yeast
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 cup Warm milk or water
  • salt
  • oil for frying
  • For the syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp lime juice

How to make Luqaimat Or Dumplings

  1. In a bowl, take warm water or milk and add in sugar. Sprinkle the yeast over this and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. In another bowl put in the flour, yogurt and salt. Pour the yeast mixture into this and mix it well. The batter should not be too thick or runny either. Let it sit to ferment for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. In this time prepare the sugar syrup by boiling the sugar and water together till it slightly thickens. Pour in the lime juice, stir and keep aside. (You can also add some rose water also to this syrup.)
  4. Heat the oil in a kadai. Once the batter is fermented, pinch small balls and fry them till they turn golden in color. (If the batter sticks to the hand, wet your hand before making these balls.)
  5. Drain off the excess oil. Dip this balls in sugar syrup for a while.

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