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Luqaimat ~sweet dumpling with nutella

Asheera Haja
120 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Luqaimat ~sweet dumpling with nutella RECIPE

Luqaimat is a sweet Arabic dumpling which is Crunchy on the outside, soft and airy in the middle then they are served with sugar syrup

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Christmas
  • Middle Eastern
  • Frying
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup flour
  2. 1 tbsp cornflour
  3. 1 tbsp yoghurt
  4. 1/2 tsp instant yeast
  5. 1/8 tsp cardomompowder
  6. pinch of sugar
  7. less than cup of warm water
  8. For sugar syrup:
  9. 1 cup sugar
  10. 1/2 cup water
  11. secret ingredient :
  12. served with with nutella


  1. Prepare the sugar syrup by placing the sugar and water in a pan and allow it to boil then after 10 minutes switch off the gas and add lemon juice and saffron essence.
  2. In a bowl add all ingredients for dumpling except water
  3. If your yeast need blooming .then do separately and add to the flour.
  4. Gradually add the water and mix until right consistency.It should not be thick or loose.
  5. Cover the bowl and keep it to rise for 2 hour. Once nicely risen deep fry it by pinching the batter into round balls in the hot oil and fry till golden brown .
  6. To serve 1.Dip the fried dumpling in the sugar syrup and serve with nutella

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Poonam Aggarwal
Poonam Aggarwal   Jan-02-2018


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