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This is a list of fried dough foods. Many cultures have dishes that are prepared by deep frying dough in many various forms. Doughnuts are a type of fried dough food that are covered separately in the Wikipedia article List of doughnut varieties.

Fried dough foods[edit]

Name Image Origin Description (including main ingredients and notable aspects)
Akara, Acarajé Acaraje-Baiana.jpg West Africa, Brazil Fried dough made from ground black-eyed peas or black-eyed pea flour. Onions, peppers, and salt to taste are added for more flavor. Typically eaten as a breakfast with "pap,"or custard locally called akamu by Igbo people.
Achappam Kerala, India Sweet, shaped like a star
Awameh Awame.jpg Levant is a kind of fried-dough Levantine pastry similar to doughnut holes, made of deep fried dough, soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with sesame.
Bamiyeh, zulbiā, ballıbadı Zoolbia Bamieh.JPG Iran, Azerbaijan Traditional treat made from a yogurt and starch-based dough, which is fried before being dipped in syrup. Similar to Turkish tulumba.
Bánh chuối chiên Vietnam Banana fritter. Several varieties of banana may be used.
Bánh gối Banh goi 01.JPG Vietnam Empanada-like pastry filled with minced cellophane noodles, minced pork, cloud ear fungus, and thin slices of Chinese sausage.
Bánh rán, bánh cam Banhran.jpg Vietnam Glutinous rice ball coated with white sesame seeds and filled with sweetened mung bean paste.
Bánh rế Vietnam Sweet potato pancake.
Bánh tôm
(bánh tôm Hồ Tây)
Bánh tôm.jpg Vietnam Sweet potato–battered shrimp fritter.
Bánh xèo Bánh xèo 1.jpg Vietnam Savory pancake made with rice flour and turmeric and stuffed with various ingredients
Bannock Inuit bannock.JPG Canada Also called frybread
Bannock BannockBeremeal.jpg Scotland A bread the same thickness as a scone. Native Americans and particularly Métis, in western Canada and the northern Great Plains in the United States, adopted bannock in their own cuisine over the 18th and 19th centuries.
BeaverTails Beaver tail pastry in Ottawa (cropped).jpg Canada Pastries[1] - registered trademark, oblong shaped fried dough, like a beaver tail (Hence the name)
Beignet BeignetsPowderdSugarCDM.jpg France The pastry is also present in New Orleans, Louisiana as a deep-fried choux pastry covered with confectioner's sugar in the U.S. and Belgium, and sometimes described as a French doughnut; however, as with other variants of fried sweet pastry, the beignet typically has its own distinctive characteristics (shape and texture). These differences are sufficient in the minds of some of beignet devotees to object to it being considered a doughnut.
Berliner Berliner-Pfannkuchen.jpg Germany and Switzerland The doughnut equivalents, typically do not have the typical ring shape (except for a variety in southern Germany as so-called Auszogne which have a ring shape but a skin in the middle) but instead are solid, usually filled with jam. (German doughnuts are sometimes called "Berlin doughnuts" in the US.)
Bhatoora Bhatura.jpg Indian Punjab, Pakistan Very chewy bread made by flattened dough being fried until it puffs into a light brown fluffy form.
Binangkal Binangkal 2.jpg Philippines Deep-fried flour balls covered with sesame seeds
Bolinho de chuva Bolinho de chuva.jpg Brazil Deep-fried sweet dough balls
Bomboloni Bomboloni con marmellata.jpg Italy Similar to German Berliner, with a cream (or chocolate) filling.
Boortsog Baursaki Cropped.jpg Central Asia A fried dough food found in the cuisines of Central Asia, Idel-Ural, and Mongolia. They may be thought of as cookies or biscuits, and since they are fried, they are sometimes compared to doughnuts.
Bugnes Faworki (plate).jpg Italy, France
Buñuelo Buñuelos.JPG Spain They typically consist of a simple, wheat-based yeast dough, often flavored with anise, that is thinly rolled, cut or shaped into individual pieces, then fried and finished off with a sweet topping. Buñuelos are first known to have been consumed among Spain's Morisco population. Its variants are widespread in former Spanish colonies.
Cascaron Cascaron- fried mochi balls (12486482804).jpg Philippines A variant of buñuelo from the Philippines made with ground glutinous rice and coconut milk. Usually eaten on skewers.
Çäkçäk Tatarstan, Bashkortostan (Russia) A sweet made from unleavened dough cut and rolled into hazelnut-sized balls, which are then deep-fried in oil.
Chakli (Murukku) A Traditional Tamil Snack Murukku.jpg India A South Indian snack of savory crunchy twists made from rice and urad dal flour.[2] Murukku means twisted in the Tamil language.[3] The town of Manapparai in Tamil Nadu is particularly known for its murukku.[4] Murukku is made in many varieties as a traditional treat for festivals such as Diwali and Krishna Janmashtami.[5] Murukku are often served on special occasions within Iyer (Tamil Brahmin) families.[6]
Chapssal doughnut Chapssal-doughnuts.jpg Korea Chewy, mildly sweet doughnuts made with glutinous rice flour and filled with sweetened red bean paste.
Chiacchiere Sfrappole.jpg Italy And lattughe in Lombardy
Cenci Italy And Donzelle in Tuscany- Chiacchiere (also called cenci - lit. 'rags') can be served with honey on top (or powdered sugar). Donzelle are stripes of fried bread dough, usually served with ham and mozzarella.
Chiburekki Ayran+Çibörek.jpg Central Asia, Crimea, Russia A fried turnover with a filling of ground or minced meat and onions. It is made with a single round piece of dough folded over the filling in a half-moon shape. A national dish of the Crimean Tatars, it is also popular throughout Central Asia, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey.
Churro Chocolate with churros.jpg Spain A thin cylinder of deep-fried pastry with a characteristic 'ridged' surface, due to being extruded through a star shaped hole. Churros are often served for breakfast or in local fiestas, matched with thick chocolate paste or white coffee. They are sometimes homemade or bought frozen to fry at home, but most are bought at cafes or from fixed or ambulatory churrerías.
Ciambelle Ciambelle dolci di Natale (3136138870).jpg Italy The doughnut equivalents (but they are never glazed)
Coxinha Coxinha.jpg Brazil A croquette-like food with chicken filling.
Croquettes Gebackene Kroketten.jpg Europe Usually made of mashed-potato.
Crostoli December is crostoli (6465000081).jpg Italy Or crostui in Friuli Venezia Giulia
Curry bread Curry-bun,curry-pan,katori-city,japan.JPG Japan A curry-filled bread, dipped in panko and deep fried. It is usually pre-packaged and sold in convenience stores and bakeries.
Dutchie Tim Hortons dutchie front.JPG Canada Originated at Tim Horton's restaurants, is a square doughnut-like pastry topped with raisins and a sugary glaze
Elephant ears Fried Dough Toppings.jpg United States Fairground specialty, a large, flat round fried yeast dough, often covered in fruit or sugar, also called fried bread, fried dough, Whales Tails, tiger ears, pizza frita, frying saucers, doughboys. Similar to Canadian BeaverTails
Empaná Curaçao, Aruba, and Bonaire (Caribbean) Dough made from pre-cooked cornmeal, salt, sugar, aniseseed, butter, and water. It can have various fillings and is fried in oil.

The filling can be ground meat, cheese, chicken, or tuna. Empaná's are sold at all places that cater to eaters on the go during the day as a filling snack but mostly in the morning as a fast breakfast item. At parties often smaller sized ones are served.

Falafel Falafels 2.jpg Middle East Deep-fried balls of ground chickpeas or fava bean. Very popular amongst vegans and vegetarians as an alternative to kebab, as it is served alongside hummus, wrapped in a lavash with fresh vegetables and various sauces, and usually available in kebab spots.
Fartura Farturas 2010 26 (RaBoe).jpg Portugal Fairground specialty, fried in a spiral and then snipped into pieces that are powdered with sugar (see fartura)
Faworki Faworki 011, February 2010.jpg Poland Also known as chrust, is a fried, crispy flat dough, sometimes twisted and sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.
Flancati Kvašeni flancati.jpg Slovenia Rectangular, fried yeast dough topped with powdered sugar.
Frappe Italy And Sfrappole in Emilia Romagna
Festival Jamaica Fried Sweet Dough [7]
Fried pie United States Deep-fried pastry with filling, typically fruit.
Fish cracker Kerupuk ikan.JPG Southeast Asia Deep-fried crackers made from starch and fish
Fried bread Fried bread.jpg United Kingdom - Is triangular (usually) quarter or half slices of white bread fried in, traditionally, bacon dripping, and served on a plate with eggs, bacon, sausage, black pudding, beans and tomatoes as part of a traditional "Full English breakfast".
Fried Coke Fried Coke.jpg United States A creation made in the summer of 2006 which has proven very popular in Texas. Batter is mixed with Coca-Cola syrup and fried, after which it is topped with more Coke syrup or whipped cream, a cherry, etc.[8]
Frittelle Frittelle di carnevale.jpg Italy
Fritter Apple fritter.jpg Is any kind of food coated in batter and deep fried. Although very similar to a doughnut it differs in the fact that it requires some base ingredient beyond the dough it is cooked with.
Fritule Fritule(miske).JPG Croatia
Frybread Frybread.jpg United States (Also known as "popovers") is a Native American fried dough which may range from bread-like to donut-like depending on the source, as many tribes use different recipes.
Fry jack Fry Jacks.PNG Belize Fry jacks are typically served at breakfast.
Funnel cake Funnel Cake With no Toppings.jpeg United States A creation which is made with fried sweet pastry where the pastry dough is extruded through a funnel into a pan of hot oil and allowed to "criss-cross" in the oil until the string of dough fills the bottom of the pan in a kind of tangled spaghetti-like arrangement, which is cooked as a cake rather than an individual snack. Funnel cakes are usually associated with carnivals, fairs, amusement parks, and seaside towns, much like cotton candy.
Gogoşi Fánk.jpg Romania Round or ring shaped, fried dough usually topped with powdered sugar or filled with fruit jam or chocolate cream.
Haliva Haleva.jpg Circassia (Russia) A fried dough turnover filled with either potatoes or Circassian cheese.
Hirschhörner Germany A dough that uses Hirschhornsalz and Pottasche as leavening agents. The dough is rolled out thin, cut into diamonds. One corner is pulled through a slit cut in the middle of each diamond. They are then deep fried, dripped off and turned over in a bowl of granulated sugar until covered. A Northern German specialty prepared on New Year's Eve.
Hushpuppies Hushpuppies 5stack.jpg United States Savory fried dough balls made from a heavy cornmeal batter
Jalebi Jalebiindia.jpg India, Pakistan (Hindi: जलेबी, Urdu: جلیبی, Punjabi: ਜਲੇਬੀ, Telugu: జిలేబి) or Jilapi (Bengali: জিলাপী), this is a deep-fried sweet batter with rose water and saffron. Similar to Persian Zoolbiya.
Jersey wonders Mèrvelles Jersey Wonders.jpg Jersey These are also known as Mèrvelles
Jin deui Zin Deoi.jpg China A hollow fried pastry made of glutinous rice flour that is coated with sesame seeds and filled with a sweet filling.
Johnny Cake US Virgin Islands Unleavened, golden-sweet, semi-flattened,fluffy-fried bread made primarily of white flour.
Kabkab Philippines Deep-fried cassava wafers
Kachori Cachuri2 flipped.jpg India Dough balls filled with different kinds of savoury stuffings like de-skinned moong bean, de-skinned black gram, etc. along with salt, pepper, red chili powder and other spices.
Kachori Chicken Kachori.JPG Pakistan Doughnuts filled with ground beef or lamb and deep fried. Vegetarian ones often contain potatoes.
Karintō Karintos2.jpg Japan
Khuushuur MongoliaLastDay 153.JPG Mongolia A fried turnover with a filling of ground or minced meat (beef or mutton), onions or garlic, and other spices.
Kiping Pumpkin Made Of Kiping.jpg Philippines Leaf-shaped glutinous rice wafers
Kkwabaegi Korea Twisted doughnut from Korea
Khvorost Faworki (plate).jpg Russia In Russian Хворост, crisp pastry made out of dough shaped into thin twisted ribbons, deep-fried and sprinkled with powdered sugar
Kleina Kleina.jpg Iceland (Plural Kleinur)
Klejne Klenater.jpg Denmark (Plural "Klejner")
Koeksister Koeksisters.jpg South Africa A traditional South African confectionery made of fried dough infused in syrup or honey. The name derives from the Dutch word "koek", which generally means a wheat flour confectionery, also the origin of the American English word "cookie"
Krafne Pokladnice Križevci 2008.JPG Croatia From German - Krapfen
Krapfen Fánk.jpg Austria, Bavaria and South Tyrol Round, fried dough typically filled with apricot jam or vanilla cream and topped with powdered sugar.
Krhki flancati Hrostule.jpg Slovenia, Istria Rectangular, cut and twisted fried dough topped with powdered sugar.
Krofi Fánk.jpg Slovenia Round, fried yeast dough filled with apricot or blueberry jam and topped with powdered sugar.
Kroštule Hrostule.jpg Croatia Other local names: hruštule, hrustule, hrostule, krustavice, krustule (From Latin Crustulum – cookie, pastry).
Kumukunsi Philippines A deep fried rice cake made from rice flour, duck eggs, and sugar cooked into spiral shapes.
Lángos Lángos groß.jpg Hungary
Laufabrauð Laufabrauð (cropped).jpg Iceland A traditional kind of Icelandic bread that is most often eaten in the Christmas season.[9] Originating from northern Iceland but now eaten throughout the entire country,[9] it consists of round, very thin flat cakes with a diameter of about 15 to 20 cm (6 to 8 inches), decorated with leaf-like, geometric patterns and fried briefly in hot fat or oil.[10]
Lihapiirakka Lihapiirakka.jpg Finland A savoury doughnut (without a hole) filled with minced meat and rice.
Lokma or Loukoumades Loukoumades.jpg Turkey, Greece Somewhat like crisp doughnut holes, loukoumades (pronounced loo-koo-MA-thes) consist of deep-fried dough balls marinated in honey and cinnamon.
Lokot-lokot Philippines Deep-fried ground glutinous rice fried into noodle-like strings and usually rolled into cylinders
Lörtsy Meat lörtsy.jpg Finland A thin, half-moon shaped pastry originally from Savonlinna, eastern Finland. It is made with a variety of fillings; the most common ones are either a savory meat filling or a sweet apple filling.
Luchi Luchi.jpg India (Eastern)
Made of wheat flour typical of Oriya, Assamese and Bengali cuisine, dough is made by mixing fine maida flour with water and spoonful of ghee, then divided in small balls, flattened by rolling-pin, individually deep-fried in cooking oil or ghee, 4-5 inches diameter, usually served with curries or gravies.
Luqmat al-qadi Middle East (لقمة القاضي) literally, judge's mouthful, this is a relative and etymological ancestor of the Greek Loukoumas. Also called sfingis (in Arabic) and lokma (Turkish, see below).
Ma Hua Mafaimage2.jpg China A fried dough twist made by frying a bar of dough in peanut oil. Ma hua has a shiny and golden look.
Malasada Leonard's malasadas.jpg Portugal A fried dough from Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal. Also popular in Hawaii and in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where they are called "flippers".
Mandazi Bowl of mandazi.jpg East Africa A fried bread (served with no glazing or frosting) that is popular in areas around the Swahili countries of Kenya and Tanzania. Often eaten along with breakfast or tea, or as a snack by itself.
(baduya, sinapot, jampok, etc.)
Kumbo.jpg Philippines Various types of fried banana fritters from the Philippines
Mеkitzi Mekici and jam.JPG Bulgaria (Мекици)- similar to Funnel cake
Mutzenmandeln Germany Dough triangles, deep fried and covered in confectioner's sugar. Originally from Southern Germany, now a common fair snack and offered by pastry stalls around Christmas throughout Germany.
Namak pare Namakpara1.JPG Pakistan, India A crunchy savory snack of the Indian Subcontinent, they're ribbon-like strips of pastry delicately seasoned with cumin seeds, carom seeds, and caraway seeds and deep fried in pure ghee (clarified butter).
Nonnevotte Netherlands and Belgium (Literally "nuns' bottoms"), eaten around the Carnival season in Limburg.
Okonomiyaki Okonomiyaki by S e i in Osaka.jpg Japan Pan-fried savory pancake made from flour and various other ingredients
Okoy Ukoy (shrimp fritters) from Vigan, Philippines.jpg Philippines Fried savory fritter made from glutinous rice and shrimp, pumpkin, or sweet potato
Oliebollen / Smoutebollen Oliebollen.jpg Netherlands and Belgium Literally "oil balls" or "lard balls", referred to as "Dutch doughnuts" (or occasionally as 'Dutch Donuts'). Contain pieces of apple or dried fruit like raisins, traditionally eaten around New Year.
Ox-tongue pastry Ox-tongue pastry.jpg China An elliptical-shaped dough that resembles an ox tongue. They are sweet in taste and the texture is chewy and fine.
Pączki Polskie pączki.jpg Poland Springy doughnuts filled with jam, often coated with granulated or powdered sugar. See also Ponchiki (Russian, Пончики or pyshki (пышки)) or Ponichki (Bulgarian, Понички).
Pakora Chilli Bites (Bhaji).jpg India, Pakistan Also called bhajji in India, Telugu: పకోడి, this is a deep-fried vegetable fritters in a gram flour batter. In Pakistan, pakoras filled with ground beef are also common.
Pampushky Pampushky.jpg Ukraine (Пампушки)
Panikeke Samoa Also called panikeke lapotopoto, this is a deep fried sweetened fritter. Panikeke are often served with butter or jam.
Panyalam Philippines A fried rice cake or pancake from the Philippines made with ground glutinous rice, sugar, and coconut milk
Papadum (Papar) Papadsbangalore.jpg India Also called papad, papar, etc., this is a fried wafer made from a dough made of lentils (often urad dal) and spices. When fried as a dough or with sufficient moisture, it is called pappaṭam. When fried dry, it is called appal am.
Papadum RollednRoastedPapads.jpg Pakistan A fried wafer made of rice flour and often sprinkled with spices eaten as a snack.
Paraoa Parai New Zealand Fried wheat dough, sometimes with fermented potato (rewena) leavening.[11] Often served with butter and golden syrup.
Paratha Mintparatha.jpg Bangladesh, India, Pakistan Also called parantha, porota, etc., this is a pan-fried flatbread, often stuffed with vegetables, cheese, or ground meat. In Pakistan, parathas stuffed with either potatoes, radishes or ground meat are popular and a common breakfast dish. Layered parathas or "lachah/tehdaar" parathas are often used as a wrap for 'kebab rolls'.
Pastechi Curaçao, Aruba, and Bonaire (Caribbean) Pastry made from white flower, baking powder, salt, sugar, water, and lard or butter. It can have various fillings and is traditionally fried in oil, but for lesser fat content and more healthy version it can be baked in the oven.

The filling is usually ground meat or cheese, but chicken, tuna and saltfish (bakiou) are also very popular. On Aruba more variations for the fillings are prepared, like corned beef, curry chicken, ham & cheese, conch meat. Pastechi's are sold at all places that cater to eaters on the go during the day as a filling snack but mostly in the morning as a fast breakfast item. At parties often smaller sized ones are served.

Pastel Brazilian pastel.jpg Brazil A thin pastry envelope containing minced meat, catupiry and chicken, shrimp or another filling and then deep-fried.
Pasztecik szczeciński 1104 Pasztecik Szczeciński.JPG Poland Machine-produced deep-fried yeast dough stuffed with meat or vegetarian filling
Peremech or belyash Belyash.jpg Tatarstan, Bashkortostan (Russia) Peremech (Tatar: пәрәмәч) is a fried bun made of either leavened or unleavened dough and stuffed with minced meat. It usually has a hole in the middle. A similar dish is called belyash (Russian: беляш) in Russian.
Pestiños Pestiño.jpg Spain
Petulla Albania Dough with yeast. Commonly served with feta cheese and/or honey by Albanians and the Albanian diaspora.
Picarones Picaronesdessert.JPG Peru A sweet, ring-shaped pumpkin-based fritter; often served with a molasses syrup.
Pinakufu Cagayan Pampanguena - Pinakufu.jpg Philippines A dense oval-shaped variant of cascaron from the Philippines made with ground glutinous rice and coconut milk
Pirozhki, pyrizhki Homemade pirozhki.JPG Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine Pirozhki (Russian: пирожки) or pyrizhki (Ukrainian: пирiжки) are traditional Eastern European baked or fried buns stuffed with a variety of fillings.
Porras Spain Often served for breakfast, especially in Madrid).
Prawn cracker
(keropok, kropek, krupuk, etc.)
Fried Krupuk Udang.JPG Southeast Asia Deep-fried crackers made from starch and prawn
Priganice Montenegro Fritters or flat doughnuts served with honey, cheese, or jam.
Puff-puff Nigeria Also a West African dish, is a fried sweet dough (with no glazing or frosting) made from flour, sugar, yeast, and vanilla extract, typically served as an appetizer when entertaining guest, or bought as a snack from a street vendor.
Puftaloon Australia Made from flour, salt, butter, milk, traditionally fried in animal fat, popular with children in winter.
Puri Puri.jpg India Unleavened, made of wheat flour (refined, whole-wheat, or coarse), dough of flour and salt rolled into small circle or bigger and cut into small circles, deep fried in ghee or vegetable oil, puffs up in all directions like a round ball from steam inside. Variations include the North Indian bhatoora (Hindi: भटूरा bhaṭūrā) and the Bengali luchi (Bengali: লুচি)
Poori Dal Puri.JPG Pakistan Unleavened, made of all-purpose flour and deep-fried bread. It is served in breakfast with chickpeas and semolina halwa as a part of 'halwa poori'.
Papri Papri chaat.jpg India Crisp fried dough wafers made from refined white flour and oil. In papri chaat, the papris are served with boiled potatoes, boiled chick peas, chilis, yogurt and tamarind chutney and topped with chaat masala and sev.
Pilipit 07329jfFilipino cuisine foods desserts breads Landmarks Bulacanfvf 16.jpg Philippines Twisted doughnut from the Philippines, similar to shakoy but has a hard crunchy texture and is smaller
Rissole France Minced meat or fish, enclosed in pastry and deep fried.
Rosette Rosettes.JPG Sweden Ornate irons are dipped into batter and then dropped into hot oil. The pastry quickly separates from the iron, which is removed. The rosettes are then fried to a light brown, removed from the oil, and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Rosquillas Rosquillas.JPG Spain
Salukara Philippines Rice pancake fried in a lard-greased pan
Samosa Samosachutney.jpg India, Pakistan A South Asian deep-fried savory pastry. Includes variants such as mitha samosa, shingara, etc.
Sata andagi Sata andagi.jpg Japan A sweet, ball-shaped snack, similar to the doughnut, native to the Okinawa Prefecture.
Schneeballen Schneeball-gebaeck.jpeg Germany Literally "snowballs". Dough cut into strips, formed into a ball and fried then covered in toppings; popular in Rothenburg.
Sfenj Sfenj in Marrakesh Morocco.jpg Morocco, Algeria Fritter
Shakoy Shakoy doughnut.jpg Philippines Twisted doughnut from the Philippines made with regular flour or rice flour
Shuangbaotai Behuejhi.jpg China A sweet fried dough food with cavernous holes in the food and a crisp outside. They are made by sticking two small pieces of dough together and frying them, causing them to separate slightly while still connected, thus resembling conjoined twins, for which the food is named.
Shelpek ShelpekKZ2.JPG Kazakhstan A deep-fried flatbread commonly consumed all over Kazakhstan.
Shing-a-ling Shing-A-Ling from Bustos, Bulacan.jpg Philippines Deep-fried wheat flour sticks. Traditionally made with dried egg noodles.
Smultring Munkinpaisto.jpg Norway Literally "lard ring", this is similar to a doughnut but smaller, without glacing or filling, and flavored with cardamom.
Sopaipilla Sopapillas.jpg United States, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay A fried dough side dish or dessert popular among Mexican-Americans in the Southwest. Sopaipillas puff with air when fried, the finished product resembling a pillow. They are often served with honey, but may also be sprinkled with a cinnamon and sugar mixture. Sopaipillas are characteristic of Tex-Mex or New Mexican cuisine.
Struffoli Struffoli2.JPG Italy A dessert of Neapolitan origin
Sufganiyah Classic Hanukkah sufganiyot.JPG Israel (Jewish)
(Bengali fritters)
Tele-bhaja.jpg Bengal
Tenkasu Tenkasu detail.jpg Japan Often produced as byproduct of Tempura cooking, because bits of fried batter are easily made while deep frying, but they are also produced at factories by deep frying trickling batter.
Timbit Timbits2.jpg Canada Doughnut holes sold in many different flavors, originating at Tim Hortons and seen as somewhat iconic in Canada.
Toutin or Touton Newfoundland breakfast.jpg Canada Fried bits of leftover bread dough, often served with molasses. Most popular on Newfoundland.
Tulumba Tulumba.jpg Turkey, Balkans Traditional treat consisting of fried batter soaked in syrup. Similar to bamiyeh in Iranian cuisine.
Urrädla Germany A fried dough made in Upper Franconia and served sprinkled with powdered sugar. It is a specialty of Franconian Switzerland, in the area around Forchheim. Also called Braada (breite) Küchla.[12]
Uštipci Ustipci.jpg Serbia
Vada Vada 2.jpg India Also called vara, bara, etc., this is lentil cakes shaped into patties or donut shapes
Verhuny Ukraine (Вергуни) or Khvorost (хворост), literally angel wings
Vetkoek Vetkoek with mince-001.jpg South Africa Pronounced FET-kook, this is a fried bread dough traditional to Afrikaner and also called magwenya by the indigenous population. It is typically rolled into a ball or hot dog bun shape.
Youtiao Youtiao.jpg China Literally "oil strip", also known as fried breadstick. They are savory dough fritters with an oily taste, a crispy outside texture, and a chewy inside texture with large holes. Commonly served for breakfast with congee or soy milk.
Žagarėliai Lithuania “Žagarėliai” and “Skruzdėlynas” are the equivalents of Angel Wings in Lithuania. Žagarėliai (or “small sticks” in English) are delicate pastry dough cookies, deep fried in fat. It is best to use lard or oil for deep frying these cookies. Skruzdėlynas translates as “anthill” in English and is layers of fried dough strips, covered in honey and topped with poppy seeds. It is a typical dessert served during Lithuanian family celebrations.
Pitulici Pitulici.jpg Macedonia Fritter
Zeppole Minizeppola.jpg Italy Commonly light-weight, deep-fried dough balls about 2 inches (5.1 cm) in diameter, these doughnuts or fritters are usually topped with powdered sugar and may be filled with custard, jelly, cannoli-style pastry cream or a butter-and-honey mixture.

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