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Lokmat El-Kady


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Lokmat El Kady is an Arabian dessert. It looks like a Ping Pong ball and has a golden color. It has a spongy texture and a fragile taste which melts in your mouth. It is made from flour, starch and sweet syrup.

 

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Ready in: 15 min

 

Ingredients

 
For Dough
- 1/4 pound wheat flour.
- 1 tablespoon oil.
- 3 tsp starch.
- 1/2 tsp sugar.
- 1/2 tsp salt.
- 1 tablespoon active yeast.
 
For Sugar Syrup
- 2 cup sugar.
- 2 tsp lemon juice.
 
Method
 
Sugar Syrup
 
1- Place sugar in a pot and pour 1.5 cup of water on it.
2- Heat the pot and stir sugar until is dissolved and has a firm texture.
3- Pour lemon juice.
4- Pour it in a jar and cool it.
 
Dough and Frying
 
1- Dissolve yeast and1/2 tsp sugar in a cup of warm water.
2- Pour oil and salt over yeast and leave it in a warm place for 30 min.
3- Place flour in a deep dish and pour yeast on it.
4- Dissolve starch in a cup of water and pour it above flour.
5- Stir ingredients well until the dough is soft.
6- Place dough in a warm place for 30 min to be fermented.  
7- Scoop dough up by a small ladle and drop the formed balls of dough in hot oil.
8- Stir balls frequently by a loop until golden brown.
 
Finally, pour the syrup on Lokmat El-Kady and enjoy.
 
Pictured Method
 
Sugar Syrup
 
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Dough and Frying
 
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