Luqaimat

Chef Waruna Kumara shows us how to prepare this hearty and flavourful Emirati dish that is traditionally eaten during suhoor
Luquaimat
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Luquaimat
August 01, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Waruna Kumara
FOOD STYLING BY Waruna Kumara

INGREDIENTS

340g spinneysFOOD All-Purpose Flour
170g milk powder
1 tsp instant yeast
1 tsp corn starch
spinneysFOOD Salt
240ml warm water
spinneysFOOD Sunflower Oil, for frying
10ml date syrup
Sesame seeds, to serve

METHOD

  • 1

    Mix the flour, milk powder, instant yeast, corn starch, and salt in a large bowl.

  • 2

    Gradually add the warm water to the dry mixture.

  • 3

    Mix until the batter is well incorporated.

  • 4

    Preheat the oil and, using a spoon, drop the batter into the oil and fry until the luqaimat are golden.

  • 5

    Drain, then drizzle with date syrup, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve while still hot.

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