1 cup sugar
3 cups water
10 strands saffron
1 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon dry yeast
some warm water
1 teaspoon yogurt
1 teaspoon ghee
as needed red and yellow food color
as needed ghee or shortening for frying
1. Make ek-tar syrup using the sugar, water & saffron.
2. Mix flour & yeast. Add the warm water (about 115F) and let it ferment for 1 hour.
3. Add the yogurt & ghee. Mix a drop of the food color to the batter.
4. Heat ghee for frying. Fill a bottle with a ¼” snout with the batter and squeeze onto the hot butter. Fry & drain. Soak in the syrup and drain.