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How about trying this old Armenian favorite with a slight variation to it? Here is a recipe for bishi, made with deep-fried dough and a generous sprinkling of sugar, the Kardashian sisters absolutely love it. This recipe is all about getting your oil just at the right temperature, so invest in a deep fat thermometer which you can make use of in future. The ones which clip to the side of the pots are quite useful. Whether you are using a deep pot or deep fryer, be careful not to add too much oil, it should fill only half the pot and not go beyond the fill line of a deep fryer. Let's get started. Check your pantry for the following ingredients: capture
  • One packet of dry yeast
  • One teaspoon of sugar
  • Three-quarters of a cup of lukewarm water
  • One cup of flour
  • One and a half teaspoon baking powder
  • Two eggs
  • Four cups of vegetable oil, for frying. Keep it handy in case you need to add more.
  • Powdered sugar to sprinkle
Follow these directions, and you are good to go!
  • Firstly, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the lukewarm water.
  • Then mix the flour, eggs and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Stir the yeast into the mixture and make sure that it has blended well.
  • Leave the mixture to stand for twenty minutes to rise and thicken.
[caption id="attachment_3064" align="alignleft" width="300"]capture Kourtney Kardashian trying her hand at making bishi[/caption]
  • In the meantime, add your oil to your cooking device and heat it to three hundred and seventy-five degrees Celsius.
  • Once the oil and the dough are ready, test using a small piece of dough.
  • Add you balls of dough one tablespoon at a time, carefully, so as not to splash the oil.
  • Don't place too many balls of dough into the oil at once.
  • Remove the bishi from the oil and drain them on a paper towel.
  • Once the oil has drained, simply sprinkle the bishi with powdered sugar, and they are ready to serve.
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