• 1365 grams flower

  • 7 teaspoons sesame seeds

  • 7 teaspoons baking powder

  • 840 ml water

  • 1400 grams sugar (buy more to be sure)

  • 240 ml water (for the syrup)

  • 4 liters of frying oil



  • Mix the flower, baking powder and sesame seeds in a bowl.

  • Add the water bit by bit and knead into a dough for 10 minutes.

  • Cover the bowl with a cloth and let is rest for at least 20 minutes. 

  • Add the water for the syrup and the sugar to a pan (don’t add all the water at once, likely you wont need all of it).

  • Heat the syrup and stur regularly with a spoon for 15 minutes. When it becomes sticky and runny, lower the flame.

  • Knead the dough for a few minutes.

  • Grab a small portion of the dough and roll into a rod.

  • Cut the dough in smaller pieces en make it into smaller rods (site for pictures:

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan

  • Fry the dough rods until golden brown.

  • Dip the rods in the sugary syrup.

  • let them drain on a rack for 30 minutes.