Eid Dessert (Kleicha/ Klaicha) Iraq Origin ( Mamoul In Syria/lebanon)

Ingredients

3 cups Plain floor
1/2 cup Sugar
3 tablespoons Butter
1/4 cup Water
1/4 teaspoon Green Cardamom powder
1/8 teaspoon Aniseed (Fennel)
1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Baking powder- ½
1/8 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pimento
Rose essence a few drops
Ingredients for filling
125 grams Dates
2 Butter table spoon

Preparation

1
Pre-heat oven at 170 degree centigrade
2
Sift the sugar and sugar in mixing bowl
3
Now add butter to it and mix well to make a smooth mixture
4
Add water to this mixture and knead well
5
Keep aside for 30 minutes.
6
Now chop the dates and heat with butter in a separate pan till dates soft.
7
Make small balls of dough and fill the date filling to it.
8
Make kleicha/Mamoul like shape by hand or using a mould.
9
Bake in oven for 30-35 minutes.
10
Cool on tray and then serve.
11
Note: Spices, salt and baking powder can be added in flour during doughing, also a little quantity can added to date filling
12
Mamoul lover (from Syria and Lebanon) can also add orage blossom water and semolina
13
Happy Eid Mubarak to all Muslims and our friend Saad Bagawan in Arbel Iraq.

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Andie Mitchell's picture

Ooo, these look so tasty. I love the dates and all the flavors you've used in them. I'll probably add this recipe to the list of cookies I bake for gifts this holiday season!

miansari66's picture

thanks andrea

mazapoint's picture

On Eid lot of foods made like sher khurma and lot of sweet dishes which like by all people

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These cooking are very delighful and delicious and are baked on Eid days in Iraq.

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