Imqaret ( Maltese Deep Fried Date Pastries)

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READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 12 maqrut
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soften the dates in a sauce pan with 3 tbsp tangerine juice and 2 tbsp water ( about 5 minutes).
  • Stir in the other ingredients, cool.
  • Pastry: rub the oil in the flour and bring it with enough water to form a dough. Rest for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Cut in half and shape each piece into a rectangular shape. Spread the filling along the middle of the rectangle then fold the two sides and seal.
  • Cut into squares and deep fry or brush generously in oil and bake in a preheated oven at 200C for about 20 minutes.
  • Eat while hot.
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