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Pallavi Purani
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Prep Time
150 minutes
Cook Time
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I have been fascinated by Beignet’s ever since I laid my eyes on them on a TLC show. These pillows of fried dough with loads of sugar on top are as delicious as well. Love love love them.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Everyday
  • French
  • Frying
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup - All-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 cup - yogurt
  3. 1/4 cup- butter (melted)
  4. 1/4 cup - water
  5. 2 tbsp - Castor sugar
  6. 1/2 tsp - Baking soda
  7. 1/4 tsp - salt
  8. Icing sugar
  9. oil for deep frying


  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, castor sugar and salt.
  2. Now add butter, mix it in the flour. Add the yogurt and make a soft dough.
  3. Add water as need be. The dough will be little sticky, but we need to knead it until it all comes together properly.
  4. Let it rest on the table counter in a oiled pan, covered with cling film, for about 2 hours.
  5. It shall be fermented till then, roll it out and cut shapes that you desire. Fry them in the hot oil (on a medium high heat) until they get an even color. Take them out on a paper towel.
  6. Serve with a generous amount of dusting of icing sugar on top.

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Shalini Dubey
Shalini Dubey   Jan-07-2016

They look scrumptious :D

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