تخط إلى المحتوى الرئيسي
Translation: Samar Yahya
For the people of Makkah, Eid al-Adha or “Eid al-Hajj” is always associated with many traditions, one of which is serving Ma’amoul in the morning of Eid day.
1 Kg white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 tbsp powdered milk.
2 1/2 cups ghee + cloves of cinnamon.
1/4 tsp salt.
1 1/2 tbsp melted margarine.
Warm water + 1/2 tsp instant yeast.
1/2 tsp ground mahleb.
You can also add a little anise and fennel.
1 tsp coarse white sugar.
• Mix sifted flour, sugar, salt, clove, anise and fennel in a large deep bowl, mix well by hand or with wooden spoon.
• Add margarine, ghee and cinnamon in a saucepan and leave it on low heat until the margarine melts.
• Pour the margarine mixture to flour and other dry ingredients, and continue stirring the ingredients together until the ghee completely mixes with flour.
• Add half cup of warm water to the yeast and leave to activate.
• Add the mixture of activated yeast to the dough until we get soft and non-sticky dough.
• Leave the dough aside to rest.
• Cut the dough into small round balls, then stuff them with dates or pistachios, shape as preferred manually or using special moulds.
• Place in a baking tray and bake in medium heat oven for at least 15 minutes and till golden. Sprinkle a little white sugar on top before serving.