Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries | How to make Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries

By Saba Rehman  |  5th Jan 2018  |  
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Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastriesby Saba Rehman
  • Prep Time

    40

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

    People

2

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About Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries Recipe

Gosh-e fil is an Afghan and Iranian traditional doughnut made by shaping dough into the shape of an ear (gosh), and deep-fried in oil. Each shape is then topped with chopped or powdered pistachios and powdered sugar or sugar syrup. The Afghans make gosh-e fil for breakfast. Main ingredients for this recipe eggs, all purpose flour, sugar and pistachios.

The delicious and mouthwatering Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries is a famous dish of Afghani and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries. Saba Rehman shared this Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries

Ingredients to make Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries

  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup clarified butter or vegetable oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  • 2 tablespoons powdered pistachios
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Required oil for deep fry

How to make Gosh E Fil - Elephant Ear Pastries

  1. Take ingredients in mixing bowl (Eggs, baking powder, salt and clarified butter) mix it.
  2. Add all purpose flour n make soft n smooth dough by adding little by little lukewarm milk.
  3. Turn the dough onto a rolling pin board (using a bit of remaining ½ cup), sprinkle the dough with more of the remaining flour and knead for 10 minutes, using flour when needed. Dough will be somewhat sticky, but have a smooth gloss to it.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rest 30 minutes.
  5. After 30 minutes, pull off a piece of dough about the size of a large cherry tomato.
  6. Roll into a flat 3½" x 4" oval. Take one side of the oval and fold it over to the other side, crimping edges together. It will resemble an elephant ear.
  7. Make more “ears,” deep frying them, in batches, in heated oil. Turn to cook evenly till golden, remove, and drain on paper towels. When cool sprinkle with powdered sugar and pistachios.
  8. Serve immediately or store on air tight jar.

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Milli Garg2 years ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.
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