zlabiya

Definition

Food

  • A deep-fried sweetened yeast-raised batter from Iraq. The batter is piped directly into the 190°C oil with a 5 mm nozzle to form 10 cm circles with a random and decorative cross filling. These are fried both sides for about 3 minutes, drained and soaked in a flavoured heavy sugar syrup which has been boiled to 108°C.
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