Bamiyeh

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Bamiyeh
Alternative names Tulumba, Tatli
Type Doughnut
Place of origin Iran, Turkey, Iraq
Main ingredients Yogurt and starch-based dough, syrup
Cookbook: Bamiyeh  Media: Bamiyeh

Bāmiyeh (Persian: باميه‎‎), (Azerbaijani: Ballıbadı) or Tulumba (Turkish: Tulumba) is a traditional Iranian, Turkish, and Iraqi Sweet,[1] similar to a doughnut.[2]

Main ingredients[edit]

It is made from a yogurt- and starch-based dough, which is fried before being dipped in syrup.[3] It is a special sweet often enjoyed at Iftar in Ramadan.[4] It is also commonly served with its counterpart, the zulbiā (Zoolbia), which is prepared the same way, but the only difference is that its a web-like arrangement consisting of strips of dough.

Similar dishes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lerner, Wendy (February 19, 2010). "Moby Dick House of Kabob". Frederick News-Post. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012. Retrieved August 19, 2010. 
  2. ^ "In praise of... doughnuts". Herald Scotland (Newsquest Media Group). July 9, 2010. Retrieved August 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ Sayyah, Syma (November 22, 2004). "Inspiring, Remarkable and Fantastic Events in Tehran". Payvand's Iran News (Payvand.com). Retrieved August 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Muslims break fast on first day of Ramadan". USA Today (Associated Press). November 4, 2005. Retrieved August 19, 2010.