Albanian Fried Dough (Petulla me Vezë)

AuthorMimoza Tresova
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Albanian Fried Dough (Petulla me Vezë)

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Yields22 Servings
Prep Time35 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time45 mins

 1 ⅓ cups warm water
 ½ tbsp salt
 1 tbsp yeast
 3 ⅓ cups flour
 2 eggs
 1 cup canolaor any vegetable oil for frying

1

Combine water, yeast and sugar, in a large bowl and let it sit for five minutes.

2

Gradually stir in the 3 cups and salt of flour and continue to stir until you get a smooth batter.

3

Meanwhile whisk the eggs in a small bowl for a few seconds and add to the batter.

4

At this moment stir in the 1/3 of the flour left and beat the butter for 2-3 minutes.

5

Cover the bowl with a towel and let rest for 30 minutes.

6

Heat one cup of vegetable oil over medium heat. The heat should be always constant to medium heat.

7

With a large spoon, scoop one spoon at the time of batter into the oil. When you get a scoop of the batter it should not droop of the spoon as easily. Fry for two minutes on each side or until golden brown. Keep adding oil if needed.

8

Remove the fried dough and place them in a paper towel.

CategoryCuisineCooking MethodDiet

Ingredients

 1 ⅓ cups warm water
 ½ tbsp salt
 1 tbsp yeast
 3 ⅓ cups flour
 2 eggs
 1 cup canolaor any vegetable oil for frying

Directions

1

Combine water, yeast and sugar, in a large bowl and let it sit for five minutes.

2

Gradually stir in the 3 cups and salt of flour and continue to stir until you get a smooth batter.

3

Meanwhile whisk the eggs in a small bowl for a few seconds and add to the batter.

4

At this moment stir in the 1/3 of the flour left and beat the butter for 2-3 minutes.

5

Cover the bowl with a towel and let rest for 30 minutes.

6

Heat one cup of vegetable oil over medium heat. The heat should be always constant to medium heat.

7

With a large spoon, scoop one spoon at the time of batter into the oil. When you get a scoop of the batter it should not droop of the spoon as easily. Fry for two minutes on each side or until golden brown. Keep adding oil if needed.

8

Remove the fried dough and place them in a paper towel.

Albanian Fried Dough (Petulla me Vezë)

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