Traditional Food : Zalabia

in #food2 years ago

Are you a foodie ? Food addict ? Sugar lover ?
Well this post is for you!

Today I'm gonna present to you one of my favorite sugary foods, "Zalabia" or also known as Jalebi it's a very popular food in Asia but also in North and South Africa, it's very famous here in my home town in Algiers, Algeria.

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It's basically made by deep frying plain flour batter in circulaire shapes ( bretzel-ish ) or banana shape and also syrup, the ingredients for this one aren't many and are pretty simple to find but the preparation on the other hand takes a lot of time.

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Ingredients:

Like i already said it is made of a mixture of paste and syrup. The paste is made of flour, , water, baking powder, orange blossom water and a little saffron or red and yellow food coloring. The syrup's components are lemon juice, honey, orange blossom water, sugar and water.


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The Zalabia is very rich in sugar and can be served both warm or cold, it's best served with coffee or tea, it has a chewie texture to it, I just love it!

All this Zalabia talk got me craving it! I'm going to grab me some, cheers!

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I hate sugar but you're cool

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