READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by daan6822

Persian/Iranian dessert

Top Review by 812654

I made this for my bookgroup meeting (we were reading Persepolis) It seemed almost too easy - but it's great! In spite of being fried, it was light and delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix starch, 1-2 spoons of sugar, and water, then add yogurt and mix well until the mixture is even and smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a pan until hot.
  3. Pour the mix through a funnel into the pan creating round lattice shapes about 5-6 cm in diameter.
  4. Turn heat down and fry fully on one side, then on the other.
  5. Mix well sugar, rose-water, and a glass of water.
  6. Heat until water comes to a boil, and the syrup thickens. Remove from heat.
  7. Soak zoolbia in the syrup for about 5 minutes, then serve.

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