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Luqaimat Recipe From Dubai Restaurant Siraj

Buying Doughnuts Will Be Boring After Trying This Luqaimat Recipe

Siraj Restaurant in Dubai's Souk al Bahar shares their recipe for the traditional Arabic sweet dough ball dessert that is Luqaimat.


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Luqaimat Recipe From Dubai Restaurant Siraj


  1. Flour No. 1 – 500 grams
  1. Corn Flour – 200 grams
  1. Baking Powder – 100 grams
  1. Yeast – 2 teaspoons
  1. Sugar – 4 teaspoons
  1. Oil
  1. Saffron – a pinch
  1. Cardamom
  1. Date Syrup
  1. Milk – 100ml


  1. Mix the flour, corn flour, baking powder and yeast.
  2. Add sugar and crushed cardamom.
  3. Heat the milk with oil and add saffron for color and flavor.
  4. Mix everything together well and allow the dough to rise for half an hour.
  5. Make tiny balls out of the dough and deep fry in oil at 160c.
  6. When the dumplings are light brown, remove from oil and place it on kitchen paper.
  7. Serve hot with date syrup.
Image Source: Siraj Restaurant
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