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Balah el sham (egyptian dessert)


1 cup water

¼ cup butter

1½ cup flour

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon soft semolina flour

4 egg

Cold sugar syrup


Put water and butter in a pan on the stove (medium heat) till boiling.

Sift flour, salt, and semolina flour.

Add at the same time flour mixture and the butter to the water and mix it well, untill you get soft, light dough that not sticks in the pan, then remove away from the stove.

Add the first egg and mix it well with the dough then add the second one and make sure that you don't add an egg till the previous one is combined with the dough till you finish all the eggs.Place the dough in a pastry bag with the star shape tip

Heat oil in a deep fryer.

Press on the pastry bag with your hand and cut the dough close to the oil with a scissors around 3 cm long. Leave it till turned into golden color. Repeat the previous steps making sure not to put a lot of the dough at once in the oil.

Remove from the oil and place on a Kitchen towel. Dip directly into the cold syrup. Take out of the syrup and place onto a serving plate.

The Syrup:
is a mix of one part of 2 cups ofwater, 2 cups of sugar boiled in addition to lemon juice boil untill it gets little thick.


Ahmed said...

This is awsome expect it needs to have a tap for how many people is this dessert for then give us the ingredients.

Thanks very much!!!

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