Luqaimat is also known as Luqeimat or Qeemat is a quite a street food which have their own place in many events. And this dish is served for Iftar during Ramadan to enjoy among the friends and families.With easy ingredients, this UAE’s most popular dish is definitely a must to try if you are craving for something mild in sweet and crispy. Dangerously addictive these Luqaimat is definitely a must try if you are looking for something different for your snacks as well. As i told earlier, these cute and delicious dumplings are going for this week’s blogging marathon. My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Bookmarked recipes hence i have posted Luqaimats.
Recipe Source: Here
1cup All purpose flour
1/2cup Milk powder
1/2tsp Instant yeast
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
A pinch Saffron strands
Date syrup or honey for topping
Sesame seeds for topping
Take the flour, milk powder, sugar, salt, oil, instant yeast, cardamom powder in a bowl.
Add the saffron strands, add luke warm water and whisk to form a thick batter, take care not to add more water, batter should be thick, sticky.
Keep aside for 2 hours until the batter double the volume.
Heat oil for deep frying, once the oil is hot, dip a teaspoon in water and take some batter with the spoon.
Drop the batter to the oil, dont forget to the dip the spoon once a while to avoid the batter gets stick to the spoon.
Continue the same process, fry the sumplings in small batches.
Fry the dumplings until they turns golden brown. Drain with a paper towel.
Serve immediately topped with date syrup or honey.
Sprinkle a generous pinch of sesame seeds.
Enjoy with a cup of tea.