The perfect recipe to make delicious Luqaimat

Luqaimat is a type of Arabic sweets that is very popular in the Arab world. It has several names by which it is known in every country. In the Gulf countries, it is known as Luqaimat, while it is called Awamah in the Levant, and in Egypt it is called Luqmat al-Qadhi or Zalabiyya.

It can be prepared in different ways, crunchy or soft, with syrup, honey, sugar, or chocolate sauce, and also with different fillings such as cheese and custard. It is characterized by the ease and speed of its preparation and the simplicity of its ingredients.

Follow along with us to learn how to make crunchy luqaimat stuffed with more than one wonderful recipe, with its proven ingredients and steps to prepare it successfully. Serve it to your family and enjoy with them its wonderful and distinctive taste.

Ingredients for crispy luqaimat dough
Crispy luqaimat method

 2 cups flour
 1 teaspoon yeast
 2 tablespoons milk powder
 2 tablespoons starch
 2 teaspoons sugar
 A pinch of salt
 2/3 cup warm water
 frying oil

Diameter components

 2 cups of sugar
 2 cups of water
 2 teaspoons lemon juice

How to make crispy luqaimat

 Put the yeast and sugar with the warm water, and stir until completely dissolved.
 Mix the rest of the dry ingredients and stir them well in a deep bowl, then gradually pour the yeast mixture over them, kneading all the ingredients well by hand or using an electric mixer, until you get a soft dough with a consistency similar to pancakes.
 Cover the dough with plastic and leave it to rise for an hour and a half to two hours, until it doubles in size.
 Put the oil in a frying pan over medium heat and leave it until it gets hot.
 Shape the dough into small balls using a teaspoon greased with oil, and fry them in the oil. Or you can put the dough in a confectioner's funnel and use scissors to make small balls.
 Do not move the luqaimat after placing it in the oil until it floats on top of the oil, then stir it until it becomes golden in color, then remove the luqaimat from the oil, and drain the excess oil.
 Place the hot luqaimat in the syrup, then remove it from the syrup and serve it. Enjoy a wonderful luqaimat dish with your guests. You can also put it in chocolate sauce, or powdered sugar.
 To make the syrup: Put water and sugar in a pot on the fire until the water boils and the sugar dissolves, then calm the heat and add the lemon juice and stir for two minutes, then remove it from the heat and leave it to cool.

Ingredients for making stuffed luqaimat
How to make luqaimat

 1 cup flour
 1 teaspoon yeast
 1 tablespoon starch
 2 tablespoons milk powder
 1 tablespoon sugar
 3 tablespoons custard
 1 cup warm water
 Oil for frying
 Qatar to apply

Stuffed luqaimat method

 Place the flour, yeast, starch, milk powder, sugar, and custard in a deep bowl, and stir until mixed together.
 Gradually add water and knead the mixture constantly until you obtain a soft luqaimat dough that resembles pancakes.
 Leave the dough to rise after covering it with plastic for an hour and a half.
 Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat, and fry the luqaimat after forming small balls using a teaspoon greased with oil or a pastry funnel and scissors.
 Remove it from the oil, put it in the cold syrup, then serve it.
 To make cheese bites: replace the custard with cream cheese using the same previous steps.

And Enjoy!