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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.


  1. Replies
    1. after preparation, it should be served warm or cold. you can keep it at room temperature.

  2. Do you need pastry flour or can you use regular flour? Thank you.


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