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Ingredients:

  • 250g full cream milk
  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp of baking powder
  • 2 tbsp of sugar
  • 1 tbsp of salt
  • 250ml Buttermilk
  • 1kg of plain flour (may need more for kneading)

Ingredients (posni):
  • 1kg white flour
  • 500ml of water
  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp of baking powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt

Method:

1. Activate yeast with 1/2 small cup of warm water and a pinch of sugar.

2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl 

3. Knead into a soft dough (it will be quite sticky)

4. Leave to rise

5. With oiled hands, pull out sections of the dough and stretch out with your hands. 

6. Fry in deep oil on medium heat.

Please note: Once dough has risen, you may brush with oil and place in the refrigerator to use later on. 





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