Turkish LokmaIngredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons of yoghurt
  • 1/3 dessertspoon of salt
  • 5 full tablespoons of flour
  • 1 glass of oil (to fry)


  • 2 glasses of water
  • 2 glasses of sugar
  • 1 dessertspoon of lemon juice

Servings: 6

First of all prepare the syrup frying in a hot pan and leave it to cool off. Then put other ingredients of the Lokma into a bowl and mix them well. Add frying oil into the pan until it's very hot. Take small pieces from the already mixed ingredients with a tablespoon and trow it into the frying oil. When it's fried, take it out of the pan and drop it into the syrup. Serve after waited for about an hour. You can also add some grinded wallnut or coconut on it before serving.

Notes: Lokma is prepared mostly in the Aegean region in western Turkey, especially in the province of Izmir.

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