Mekitzi (Fried dough pastry)

A type of Bulgarian dessert

Mekitzi (Fried dough pastry)

Ingredients

2 lbs flour,
3eggs,
1 lbs yoghurt (you can use regular milk instead)
a pack of yeast ( or 1 tsp of baking soda),
1 cup water,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
1 cupful oil.

Preparation

Add yeast to some lukewarm water, let it stay for 5 mins to get bubbly. Beat eggs and yoghurt and water together until they mix well. Add flower and continue to mix until you get soft dough. Let it stand for 1 hour. Roll into a sheet and cut out circles (you can use a teacup). Fry in plenty of oil (deep fryer will do) until golden brown. Serve powdered with sugar. They go well with jam or feta cheese too.

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