From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 2 hours 40 minutes

Cook: 40 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Dessert

Key Ingredients:

Fermented batter deep fried and soaked in honey syrup – a lovely sweet dish


  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + 2 tsps
  • Honey 12 tsps
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder 1 tsp
  • Oil to deep fry


  • Take yeast in a small bowl, add 2 tbsps water and 2 tsps flour and mix well. Rest for 30 minutes.
  • Take honey, 1 cup water and lemon juice in a non-stick pan, mix and boil on low heat for 20 minutes or till the mixture is thick and frothy. Set aside to cool.
  • Take 1 cup refined flour in a mixing bowl, add yeast mixture and 1 cup warm water and mix till the batter is smooth. Add cinnamon powder and mix well. Set aside for 2 hours to let the batter rise. When the batter is slightly frothy, it is ready.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  • Put spoonfuls of batter into hot oil and deep-fry for 2-3 minutes till golden-brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange the loukoumades on a serving platter, pour the honey syrup over them ensuring they are coated completely and serve.