Stuffed Lukaimat

A much-loved Ramadan recipe to savour, both in the preparing and the eating. Follow our step-by-step guide to making traditional, crisp on the outside, light in the centre lokmat al-kadi and you won’t look back. This gorgeous dessert comes together in stages; first prepare the dough, then carefully fry until golden brown and finally douse the fluffy, cloud-like balls in Goody Arabic Sweet Syrup.

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Recipe by: Goody Kitchen

  • 8 Persons
  • 1 Hour
  • Easy Recipe

Serving Size

  • 1

    Place all the dry dough ingredients in an electric mixer; then gradually add the water while continuing to blend. Mix the dough for 10 minutes in order to obtain an elastic piece of dough, then place it in a bowl and cover it with nylon sheet. Leave it to rise in a warm place for half an hour until doubled.Open the nylon sheet and stir the dough lightly with a plastic cake spatula for a few seconds only. Re-cover the dough and leave it in a warm place for another 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Roll out and cut into small circles with a teacup, fill with peanut butter and cream, then roll into balls and fry in oil.

  • 3

    For decoration, after adding the syrup, add crushed pistachios, dried edible flowers, or roasted Goody vermicelli and sprinkle a little ground cardamom.