09 April 2014

BEIGNETS - Doughnuts

Beignets are the official state doughnut of Louisiana as per WIKI.. These fried sweet doughnuts with loads of sugar and cinnamon on top makes yummy n delicious snack for a evening with a cup of hot coffee... I usually do not make fried ones but this recipe made me to try em n kutties at my apartment enjoyed these..
 What you need: Recipe from here
1 cup - All purpose flour
1/2 cup - Yogurt
1/4 cup - Butter (melted)
1/4 cup - Water
1/2 tsp - Baking soda
2 tbsp - Castor sugar
1/4 tsp - Salt
Oil for deep frying
Icing sugar

How to make:
In a bowl, mix salt, baking soda, castor sugar and all purpose flour, add butter and mix it to the flour.

Add yogurt and make it to soft dough. Now add water the dough will be sticky, knead until they form a good shape.

Rest it covered for about 2 hours. Roll it out and cut shapes that you desire. Fry them in the hot oil  (on a medium high heat) until they get an even color.

Take them out on a paper towel. Serve with a generous amount of dusting of icing sugar n cinnamon on top.


  1. these look so perfect with tea...

  2. soo crispy snacks..and equally crispy images 1 good one, Kaplana.

  3. Delicious snack, looks yummy.

  4. Those puffy pillows looks super addictive, i dont mind munching some.

  5. Is this different from what is made in Tamil homes in maida flour flattened like chapatthi and cut into diamond shapes,deep fried and soaked in thin sugar syrup before drying them?