Qottab Sweet: Iranian Recipe
Qottab sweet , it is an deep-fried Persian Origin place of Iran. It is traditional Iranian cookie. Pastry is a Persi word.
Qottab is a traditional Iranian almond and walnut-filled crescent pastry that is infused with cardamom and cinnamon flavours to makes it.
It means cake. Qottab is one of the three types of sweets of Iranian city of Yazd. Each Qottab can weigh 20 to 35 gms. Here is Qottab sweet recipe.
4 large egg yolks beaten
1cup plain yogurt
1cup vegetable oil
Baking powder 2 teaspoon
All purpose flour 3 cups
Almond chopped 2 cup
Sugar 1 cup
Cardamom powder 1 tabspoon
Rosewater 1 and 1/2 tabspoon
Icing sugar 1 cup
Vegetable oil as needed (for frying)
At first you , beat egg yolks until it was creamy. Now add yogurt, little oil and baking powder and all mix well. Gradually mix in flour and knead well until it dough stops being sticky. Now it covered and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
Now mix almond chopped with sugar and toast mixture in a skillet and cook for 10 minutes on medium heat. Than mix cardamom, rosewater and mix well . Later set aside to cool.
Next step is roll the dough out on a floured surface to 3mm thickness and cut into 6 to 7 cm circles with a cup. Fill each circle with 1/2 teaspoon of the sugar -nut mixture in the center of each circle.
Now it preheat oven to 180° C.
Than it transfer the stuffed pastries a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Now it baking for 15 to 20 minutes , until golden brown.
After that when it cool than abb icing sugar.