Chebakia Recipe

Looking for an easy Chebakia recipe? Learn how to make Chebakia using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cjkoppen

Makes 12 servings



Fried scrumptious sweet balls of dough

Recipe Ingredients for Chebakia

1 pound of flour
4 oz of blanched almonds
4 oz of sesame seeds
1 teaspoon of dry yeast
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon Orange blossom water
1/2 cup of olive oil
1/2 cup of melted butter
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 egg yolk
4 cups canola oil

Recipe Directions for Chebakia

  1. On medium heat, roast the almonds and sesame seeds in a pan until they become golden.

  2. Grind them in the food processor until you get a powdery texture.

  3. Mix together the flour, almonds/sesame powder, baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder, and ground anise seeds.

  4. Dilute the dry yeast and the saffron in some water.

  5. Add the yeast, saffron, olive oil, butter, vinegar, and egg yolk to the flour mixture. Mix well until all ingredients are incorporated.

  6. Add the orange blossom water little by little while kneading the dough. Knead the dough energetically for 15 minutes until you get a smooth and malleable dough.

  7. Cut the dough into 4 equal portions and roll them into balls. Cover them with a clean cloth and let the dough rest for 15 minutes.

  8. Steps for shaping the Chebakia:

  9. Roll the dough into a very thin layer using a baking pin.

  10. To shape the chebakia, you could use a mold or a roller. Please refer to the video for instructions.

  11. Steps for cooking the Chebakia:

  12. Heat the oil.

  13. Warm the honey. You can flavor the honey with orange blossom water or mastic gum.

  14. When the oil is hot, fry the chebakia from both sides until it becomes golden brown.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1042
Calories from Fat
896
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
99.5g
153%
Saturated Fat
12.7g
63%
Trans Fat
0.3g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
108mg
5%
Potassium
206mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
33.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
8.0g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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