Awamat is a traditional and common sweet in Lebanon. This awamat recipe or awama is easy and delicious authentic Lebanese dessert dish that you can find it in Lebanese restaurants.
- 8 cups pastry flour
- 1 qt. yogurt
- 1/2 tsp. soda
- 1 1/2 cups olive oil
- Sugar syrup
- Sift flour and mix with yogurt and soda. Knead well together. Heat olive oil until almost smoking. Drop dough by the teaspoonful into hot oil. Fry only a few at a time. They quickly rise to the surface, brown, and are ready to be skimmed out of the fat.
- Drain on absorbent paper. When all are fried, dip a few at a time in thin syrup. Serve it hot or cold.