Fricassee - Traditional fried bread from Tunisia
Traditional fried bread from Tunisia. Packed with flavour and with calories.
- 10 grams active dried yeast
- 1/2 cup tepid water
- 400 grams flour
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons of oil
- a bit of salt
- Oil for frying
Stir together yeast, water and 1 tablespoon of flour in a bowl.
Leave until bubbly (about 10 minutes)
Add in all other ingredients
Mix together for five minutes
Shape into small buns
Leave to rise until doubled in size
Deep fry in hot oil until golden
Marie just mixed all ingredients together for five minutes. Since I use Active Dried Yeast, which come in hard granules, I've included a yeast activation step.
Adapted from Marie Haviv