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African Dish Luqaimat/Traditional Arabic Sweet Dumplings

West African Foods Luqaimat/Traditional Arabic Sweet Dumplings

West African Foods: Luqaimat/Traditional Arabic Sweet Dumplings

Luqaimat/Traditional Arabic Sweet Dumplings Ingredients

1 All Purpose flour or Maida.
2 sachet of Active Dry yeast.
3 Milk.
4 Water.
5 Sugar.
6 Cardamom powder.
7 Saffron strands.

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 Add all the ingredients mentioned to a bowl and mix with the help of a spatula or a ladle. Milk depends upon the quality of the flour used. So use it accordingly. It must be a smooth but a semi thick batter. Do not knead like a dough. It's very sticky too. Keep aside well covered for about 30-40 minutes..
Step 2 Since it's Summer season, the batter gets fermented very soon. Heat Oil on a low heat. Take two spoons and drop small balls of the batter into it pushing it with the help of another one. It is important because the batter is sticky and you cannot drop the balls easily. Please take care while frying them. They get done very easily and frying doesn't take much of your time..
Step 3 Make a one string consistency sugar syrup adding Cardamom powder and a few strands of Saffron. After done with frying, dunk these little balls in this warm sugar syrup. Toss well to coat all of them. Serve immediately. Enjoy!.
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