Crispy Syrian Fatayer

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Authorksalman
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Fatayer is a famous Syrian appetizer dish that features a plain flour shell stuffed with your favorite filling such as cheese, minced meat... etc. and deep fried in hot oil.

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time40 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time50 mins

 Yeast: 1 tablespoon
 Flour: 3 cups
 Milk: 1 cup (warm)
 Sugar: 1 tablespoon
 Eggs: 1 piece
 Oil: 3 tablespoons
 Salt: 1/2 teaspoon

1

Pour the warm milk into a bowl and dissolve the sugar and yeast in it and leave the mixture aside for about 5 minutes.

2

Add the egg, oil and salt, and stir the ingredients.

3

Sift the flour into another bowl and add it in 3 batches to the milk mixture and knead well after each addition.

4

When ingredients combine, knead for another 5 minutes.

5

Cover the dough and leave it in a warm place until it doubles in size.

6

Divide the dough into small balls, then spread each ball over a hard surface spread with flour.

7

Fill the dough as you like and close it tightly.

8

Put the fatayer pieces in a floured plate and leave them aside for 15 minutes.

9

Heat a large amount of oil over a medium heat and fry the fatayer until they are golden in color.

10

Serve hot as an appetizer.

Ingredients

 Yeast: 1 tablespoon
 Flour: 3 cups
 Milk: 1 cup (warm)
 Sugar: 1 tablespoon
 Eggs: 1 piece
 Oil: 3 tablespoons
 Salt: 1/2 teaspoon

Directions

1

Pour the warm milk into a bowl and dissolve the sugar and yeast in it and leave the mixture aside for about 5 minutes.

2

Add the egg, oil and salt, and stir the ingredients.

3

Sift the flour into another bowl and add it in 3 batches to the milk mixture and knead well after each addition.

4

When ingredients combine, knead for another 5 minutes.

5

Cover the dough and leave it in a warm place until it doubles in size.

6

Divide the dough into small balls, then spread each ball over a hard surface spread with flour.

7

Fill the dough as you like and close it tightly.

8

Put the fatayer pieces in a floured plate and leave them aside for 15 minutes.

9

Heat a large amount of oil over a medium heat and fry the fatayer until they are golden in color.

10

Serve hot as an appetizer.

Crispy Syrian Fatayer

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