Homemade Sweet Dumplings

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Origin: Gulf Cuisine
Preparation Time: 3 hr(s)
Cooking Time: 45 min
Number of servings: 5



3 cups white flour
2/3 cup yogurt
2 teaspoons yeast
1/2 teaspoon sugar
vegetable oil
Sugar Syrup
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon limFacebooke juice
1 teaspoon rosewater


1. For the Sugar Syrup: Boil half a cup of water and the powdered sugar in a sauce pan then leave over medium heat till the syrup begins to thicken. Add the lemon juice and rose water. Set aside to cool.


3. For the Dumplings: In a bowl, mix the flour with the yogurt, a pinch of salt and enough water to get a thick batter.

4. Combine the yeast and sugar, then mix in a half cup of warm water and combine with the batter. Cover with a cloth and set aside until the batter rises.

5. Heat oil in a frying pan. Meanwhile, divide the batter and shape into small balls.

6. Deep fry the balls, a few at a time, in the heated oil.

7. When the dumplings are golden brown remove from oil and strain, then immediately dip in the sugar syrup and serve hot.



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