Zalabia or zlabia is one of the most famous traditional Egyptian desserts that are really famous in Egypt.
Zalabia recipe :
Sweet Syrup Ingredients:
- 3 cups sugar
- 1 ½ cups water
- Lemon juice
- 1 cup flour
- 3/4 cup water
- 4 cups oil
- 1/16 tsp salt
- 1 piece (or powder is better) of yeast.
Sweet Syrup Directions:
1- Dissolve the sugar in water in a medium saucepan.
2- Add lemon juice and vanilla then bring to boil.
3- Reduce the heat and let it slowly boil for 8-10 minutes.
4- Remove from heat and put it aside.
1- Mix the yeast in the 2/3 cup of water.
2- Add flour and mix until it is dough.
3- Cover it and leave the dough in a warm area for about 2 hours.
4- Heat the oil and with a small scoop, take from the dough and fry until it is gold.
5- Add the hot fried Zalabia in the cold syrup.
6- Now it is ready to be served.
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