Luqaimat – Sweet Crunchy Dumplings

Written by Marwan A

July 30, 2018

Luqaimat is another traditional sweet dessert that is widely served during the month of Ramadan in the Middle East. Some people call them crunchy sweet dumplings; because they’re sweet and due to frying they are also crunchy.

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Syrian Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 7 People
Calories: 266kcal


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk powder
  • 1 can cream
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 2 cups of water or as needed saffron


  • Sift the flour then add instant yeast, milk powder,
  • buttermilk, water, saffron and mix them all
  • together for 5 minutes. Cover dough for an hour
  • until it ferments well.
  • Prepare deep frying oil to boil and by your
  • fingertips take a little dough and place it in the
  • oil, after its fried remove it and place it on paper
  • tissue to dry.
  • Then place it in a dish, add the syrup, sesame or cinnamon or coconut as needed.


Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g
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