Dumplings Or Luqaimat

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Dumplings Or Luqaimat is a arabic sweet dish mainly made for iftars and special occasions.These are fried balls dipped in sugar syrup.This is traditionally served with date honey.Kids will surely love this sweet balls.

Ingredients:

1 1/2c All purpose flour
1tsp Instant yeast
1 1/2tsp Sugar
3tbsp Yoghurt
1c Warm milk or Water
Salt
Oil for frying

For Sugar Syrup:

1c Sugar
1c Water
1tsp Lime juice

Method:

1.In a bowl take warm water or milk and add sugar.
2.Sprinkle the yeast over this and let it sit for 5 to 10 mins.
3.In another bowl put the flour,yoghurt and salt.
4.Pour the yeast mixture to this and mix well.
5.The batter should not be so thick or so runny.
6.Let it sit for fermentation for 3 to 4 hrs.
7.By this time prepare the sugar syrup by boiling the sugar and water till slightly thickens.
8.Add the lime juice to the sugar syrup and keep aside.You can add some rose water also to this syrup.
9.Heat the oil in a kadai.
10.When the batter is fermented pinch small balls out the batter and put in to the hot oil and fry the balls till golden color.If the batter sticks to the hand wet the hand and do this.
11.Drain off  the excess oil.
12.Dip this balls in sugar syrup and take it out.
13.Serve warm.

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